Q: How early do I need to arrive?
A: Please arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment time so you can complete the necessary paperwork.
Q: How long will my appointment take?
A: Please allow up to an hour, although this may vary depending on the type of scan you book. Please take a look at our Scan Options section for more information.
Q: How many people can I bring with me?
A: Please discuss this with us when you book your appointment, we will try to accommodate you in any way we can.
Q: Can I bring children to my scan?
A: Yes! It's great to involve them.
Q: Do I still need to attend my NHS scan appointments?
A: Yes! It is important to attend any appointments scheduled by your GP, Midwife or Consultant. The scans you have in the NHS are for a specific purpose and it's essential that you attend these as they are integral to the care of you and your baby.
Q: How will my scan be performed?
A: Our scans are all performed trans-abdominally on your abdomen.
Q: Do I need a full bladder?
A: Not too full! Drinking 500 to 750 mls (3 to 4 cups) of water half an hour prior to your scan appointment should be enough.
Q: Can I have a scan if I know I'm expecting twins?
A: Of course! Please let us know when booking your scan if you know you are expecting twins (or more!) so that we can allocate more time.
Q: Can I park?
A: There is parking very close by.
The Granary (Woolpack's Yard) - WF1 2TF - 2 minute walk away (along Cheapside)
90p up to 1 hour, £1.60 up to 2 hours
On Cheapside (roadside spaces)
70p up to 30 minutes, 90p up to 1 hour
Carter Street - WF1 1XQ - Few minutes walk (road below Cheapside)
90p up to 1 hour, £1.60 up to 2 hours, £2.80 up to 4 hours
Charges apply 8am to 6pm (except Sundays and Bank Holidays). We advise to allow plenty of time when selecting your parking tariff as the enforcement officers regularly patrol the area.