Reference 2017-52

REF:            2017-52

Subject:        MRI and CT scanners

          

 

Request:

Question 1

  • How many of the following scanners do you operate in your Trust?

Question 2

  • For each scanner, could you please fill in the table below with the requested information.

Question 3

  • Have you used a mobile MRI or CT scanner in the last 12 months? If yes, approximately how many scans were undertaken on a mobile scanner in the last 12 months, and which provider was used?

Question 4

  • If so, what was the primary reason for using mobile services? (please allocate an approximate % if multiple reasons)

Question 5

  • If a mobile scanner has been used in the last 12 months:

–      What is the main reason why a new static scanner has not been installed to serve this volume? (please allocate an approximate % if multiple reasons)

Question 6

  • Is your Trust planning on installing a new scanner, a new mobile scanner or adding third-party operated scanners, in the next 12 months? If so, is this as a replacement for a scanner already in your Trust?

Question 7

  • How much do you spend on outsourced radiology reporting, by hospital (or across Trust if not broken down at hospital level)?

 

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-52-foi-request-mri-and-ct-scanners [140 kb] PDF