Our radiology department provides comprehensive diagnostic and interventional services.

We undertake approximately 240,000 exainations each year across services comprising X-rays (plain film), CT & MRI scanning, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy and Interventional radiology.

Contact us

Radiology department appointments line: 01702 385277

Please note:  the appointments line is open between 08.00 and 19.30 Monday  to Friday and between 09.00 and 16.30 on Saturday.

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Where to find us

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Top Tips for GP referrals to diagnostic imaging

Imaging requests should include a specific clinical question to answer and contain sufficient information to support the suspected diagnosis. Click here for full details >


We have strong links with City University, London and support training whilst in clinical placement. See the link below for more information on the City University undergraduate programme.

Work shadowing programme - what do Radiographers do?

A radiographer is a specially trained operator with responsibility for acquiring highly diagnostic images for interpretation by radiologists (doctors) and advanced practitioner radiographers who are qualified in image interpretation. View and download the full programme details here.