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Be Positive (B+) is your way of finding out more about The Royal
Children's Hospital. B+ host Siobhan and her two loveable friends, Jazz
and Rocco, are here to help you learn and understand more about
hospital, and what happens here. Meet the different people that look
after you during your stay, learn about the technology that helps you
get better, and discover what makes RCH a great hospital.
You can watch episodes any time on RCH TV, or watch these video clips from the show.
Be Positive (B+) is proudly sponsored by the staff and customers of Woolworths.
Dominic has an ECG to see how his heart is working.
Maddie takes some special pictures of Dominic's heart using an 'Echo'.
A CT scanner can take special pictures of your head, as Thelma explains.
Amy came to RCH to have a Fluoroscopy scan and here she tells you all about it.
Sam's bone has been in a plaster cast since he hurt it. An X-ray picture will find out if it's better.
Harris tells us what happens when you have an X-ray picture taken of your chest.
Abby tells us her tips for having an IV blood test.
A finger prick blood test is quick and easy, as Kobe explains.
Nurse Stacey has an important message about how everyone can stop germs from spreading.
Medical photos are one way of keeping records of our bodies. Hunter met some special photographers and had his picture taken in 3D!
Helena tells us about having an MRI scan at RCH.
Rafi tells us what happens when you have a nuclear medicine scan of your kidneys.
Owen takes us through everything that happens when you come in for a lumbar puncture.
Jessie came into hospital for ultrasound pictures of his tummy. In this video, he tells us about his experience.
Some people call it happy gas or laughing gas. It's real name is Nitrous Oxide.
When Mac came to hospital with a pain in his belly, he got a glimpse of what happens in a busy Emergency Department.
Finn talks us through his visits to the fracture clinic, and his special fibreglass cast.
Lexie needed some special pictures taken using the CT scanner. She tells us what it's like.
When Jai came in for his flu vaccine, he learnt lots of interesting facts about the immunisation clinic.
When you stay in hospital, it's important that doctors and nurses know exactly who you are, even if you're asleep. Which is why you need an ID band, as Nurse Stacey explains.
Amy had problems with her sleeping. She came in to hospital to have it checked. She shows us what happened.
Jazz meets Dani to find out how physiotherapists care for children.
Ishelle is a paramedic, and she takes Jazz on a tour of her awesome ambulance.
Anaesthetists are doctors with a very important job. Jazz met Stefan to find out more.
Narelle is one of the many volunteers you'll see at RCH. Jazz had a quick chat with Narelle to find out what volunteers do.
Jazz finds out how occupational therapsists like Belinda help children with everyday things.
Find out what pharmacists like Katrina do to supply and look after the medicines in hospital.
Jazz meets Dan, a radiographer in the Medical Imaging department.
Damien is a speech pathologist, and Rocco met him to see what his job is all about.
Ward clerks are busy people! Rocco met Susie on Cockatoo ward and tried not to get in her way!
Emma looks after our skin - the biggest organ in our body!
Rocco finds some amazing volunteers making thousands of splints!
Rocco finds a special place where families can make themselves at home.
Need a wheelchair or a potty for home? Rocco knows where to find them here at RCH!
Rocco finds out how breakfast, lunch and dinner gets made at RCH.
Lots of special equipment gets used at RCH. Rocco finds out how it gets cleaned so it can be used again.