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CT Scan

Our Genesis CT Scanner is able to generate the best possible image quality with the lowest radiation dose of any CT scanner available today. Computerised Tomography (CT) is an ultrafast scanner that allows images to be reconstructed in any plane or in 3D. CT scanning is a useful tool to help identify and diagnose a wide variety health issues.

The key features of the CT scanner are its ability in cardiac scans to achieve the best possible image quality at the lowest radiation dose of any CT scanner available. The cutting edge technology will monitor a patient’s heart rate and take the scan in the phase of the heart beat which allows for the heart to be as still as possible, achieving unparalleled image quality and resolution. Should a patient’s heart have an abnormal rhythm the scanner will automatically wait until the next normal heart beat before taking the images, allowing for the lowest possible radiation dose – even on complex patients.

The Genesis CT Scanner possesses ground breaking collimation technology, which allows the scanner to be used in a similar way to a conventional X-ray machine. The laser area finder allows Radiographers to set up for an orthopaedic scan without the patient lying down on the table, this allows for a faster and more relaxed patient experience.  The area finder also enables a reduction in radiation dose as the traditional two ‘scanograms’ are not required with this technique.

The unique Toshiba flared gantry design with a large 78cm aperture, means that even claustrophobic patients are more likely to be able to be scanned, as the patient experience is one of spaciousness. With the Toshiba ‘Lateral Assist’ table top being able to move from side to side, the patient experience is further enhanced as clinicians no longer need to manually handle the patient in to position as much as previously.

Please contact our team on imaging@hje.org.uk or call 0207 806 4030.

Imaging Department

Our Imaging Department is a cutting edge digital facility providing state-of-the-art imaging technology. Our facilities enable us to assess and diagnose conditions accurately to ensure patients receive the most suitable treatment.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, ENT, as well as a private GP practice and our urgent care centre, Casualty First, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information then get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 0207 806 4030.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

 If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRI’s a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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