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Tuesday 20 August 2019
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About the Service

Our team are dedicated to using the best imaging techniques to help patients and have a new Magnetic Resonance (MR) scanner, which enhances the patient experience through noise reduction and state-of-the-art technology.

 

Radiology is broken down into the following sections 

 

Emergency radiology

Plain films are available on demand for the Emergency and PANDA departments. CT, MR and US examinations are available following discussion with appropriate Radiologist for justification and direction of the appropriate examination and sequence.

 

Outpatient radiology

Plain film radiology is available for outpatients and orthopaedic and fracture clinics 8.30am-6pm, Monday to Friday.  Outpatient plain film radiology outside of these times is by arrangement.

 

CT, MR, US, Nuclear Medicine, Fluoroscopy and Interventional radiology are available by appointment.  Urgent examinations are appointed within 2 weeks, all non urgent are appointed within 6 weeks.  Interventional Radiology encompasses Neuro radiology, GI, Renal and MSK. 

 

Inpatient radiology

Plain film radiology is available for in patients on demand.

CT, MR, US, Nuclear Medicine, Fluoroscopy and Interventional radiology are available following discussion with appropriate Radiologist for justification and direction of the appropriate examination and sequence.

 

Mobile and Theatre radiology

This is provided on demand with appropriate referral.

 

Breast Imaging

A symptomatic Breast Imaging service is available working in conjunction with SRFT Breast service.  A full range of breast imaging is available, mammography, breast ultrasound, FNA and biopsies.  All mammograms are double reported to ‘gold standard’.

 

Lithotripsy

A lithotripsy service is available in radiology 2, working in conjunction with SRFT Urology.

 

DEXA

Is provided by SRFT Radiology by currently using a 3rd party imaging facility on site at SRFT.  Reporting of these images is provided by SRFT Radiologists.

 

Reporting Service

SRFT Radiology provide a Consultant reporting service for the following areas, Mid Cheshire ICATS, Bolton ICATS, Salford Neuro ICATS, SPINAL ICATS and Plain Film MSK ICATS.