Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic Services Overview

Radiology Department

A team of four Radiographers in addition to a Healthcare Assistant, an Administrative Assistant, and a team of Bank Radiographers provide a high quality diagnostic imaging service to all patients and departments within the hospital, as well as providing Outpatient and GP services to both private patients and patients referred from the NHS.

The radiologists who make up the Salisbury Radiology Group pride themselves on being dynamic and progressive, covering all radiological specialities. We have three musculoskeletal radiologists, specialised breast radiologists, and radiologists who specialise in gastroenterology and gynaecological related conditions.

 

Our radiologists (who also form the Salisbury Radiology Group) are:-

Dr Mike Hughes (Clinical Director)     

Dr Susan Hegarty           Dr Sam Leach           Dr Graham Lloyd-Jones
Dr Nicola Bell                   Dr Mark Wills           Dr Katie Peace                     
Dr John Boyle                  Dr Andy Morris


The Radiology Department at New Hall Hospital are able to offer the following services:


General Radiography

All General Radiography Examinations

Barium Swallows/Barium Meals

X-ray guided injections for pain relief including foraminal and facet injections and Rhysolysis

 

 

Ultrasound

General ultrasound is undertaken by the Consultant Radiologists, Monday – Friday every week and includes abdominal, thyroid, breast, and musculoskeletal scanning. The day your appointment can take place depends on the speciality required. 

Ultrasound guided biopsies are performed by the Consultant Radiologists throughout the week. 

Our resident podiatrist Miss Claire Freeman undertakes ultrasound guided injections for her patients usually on a Tuesday  afternoon.

Doppler (veins) - scans are carried out by our visiting Senior Vascular Radiographer Linda Harris  in conjunction with the Consultant Vascular Surgeon Mr C Ranabaldo every Tuesday afternoon.

Obstetric and gynaecological scanning undertaken by our senior visiting ultrasonographer Kate Hobson  is carried out on a Thursday afternoon . Additional sessions can be arranged for our patients



MRI Scans

Under the management of Sarah Ventham the MRI Superintendant and her staff of 3 radiographers and 1 HCA a variety of MRI imaging is undertaken at our onsite MRI suite.

Installed as a new build in 2017 the 2 year old scanner is a wide bore Siemens 1.5T Aera

Private (self-pay) GP referrals can be sent to the MRI department directly, and do not require a Consultant referral. Privately insured patients referred by their GP may require authorisation from their insurer before an appointment can be booked. 

Watch what to expect during your MRI:

 

CT service

New Hall Hospital currently provides a  Mobile CT scanning service twice a month on a Tuesday. Appointments are available from 8.15am - 7.30pm and are booked by Radiology with a referral from your Consultant or private (self pay) referrals for your GP. Privately insured patients referred by their GP may require authorisation from their insurer before an appointment can be booked.  

Enquiries

For general radiography and for some ultrasound examinations, the department can see patients the same day.  The department is able to see patients usually within a week for all other appointments that require preparations or a specialised radiologist.

The department is open 5 days a week:

Monday to Thursday 8.30am -6 pm

Friday 8.30am – 6pm

 

Should you need any further information, please call the Radiology Department

 

Main Department                                   t. 01722 435159

                                                               e.rhc.Newhall-Radiology@nhs.net

 

Radiology Manager Pamela Corrin        t. 01722 422333 Extn 169

                                                               e. pamela.corrin@ramsayhealth.co.uk

 

MRI                                                         t.01722 422333 Extn 127

MRI Supt Sarah Ventham                     e.rhc.newhallmri@nhs.net

 

Admin Lead Jade Wells                          t. 01722 435159

                                                               e. jade.wells@ramsayhealth.co.uk

 

Private Referrals signed from your GP can also be sent to the generic Radiology email: 
rhc.Newhall-Radiology@nhs.net

 

Please Note:

 

  • We do not accept NHS GP Radiology referrals
  • Choose & Book/Patients Choice patients can attend for Radiology procedures if referred to the department in the first instance by a New Hall Consultant
  • Reports for your GP will be emailed back to the surgery and/or sent in the post

                                             

                                   


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