CT services brought together at Broomfield

Pictured at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, are, from left, CT lead radiographer and PACS manager Stuart Craig, consultant radiologist and CT lead Dr Peng Hui Lee and Toshiba account executive, CT/XR/MR and connectivity, Colin Pellow.


Broomfield Hospital, part of Mid Essex Hospitals Services NHS Trust, has purchased a new Toshiba Aquilion/CX 128-slice CT system, replacing a Toshiba Aquilion Multi 4-slice scanner. 


With a re-sited Toshiba Aquilion Super16 scanner, the system will be providing CT services.  Its purchase was part of a £148m PFI project, which concentrates the majority of services at the Broomfield site in Chelmsford.  The Aquilion/CX is located in the new purpose-built emergency imaging department.


CT lead radiographer and PACS manager Stuart Craig said:  “We already have experience of Toshiba scanners and were very happy with the service provided.  We decided to go for a Toshiba scanner again, so the learning curve for our staff was easier.   The new system is faster and very user friendly.”


See the full report on page 10 of the May 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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