Diagnostic imaging charity partners with NHS for ultra low dose CT

Cobalt Health is a medical charity with a vision to pioneer innovation in medical imaging diagnosis by investing in equipment, people, integrated research and education, to improve outcomes for patients.

The charity provides diagnostic imaging for over 130,000 patients each year through imaging centres in Cheltenham and Birmingham and a fleet of mobile and modular MRI, CT and PETCT scanners, supporting NHS hospitals and other UK medical facilities.

Cobalt Health focuses on using the latest technology designed to deliver superior image quality, improve patient comfort, and enable shorter scanning times. By working with leading experts in the field, the charity also participates in and funds national and international research, this includes a dedicated MRI research facility at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Cobalt Health says it is also the leading provider of ultra low dose CT scanning supporting the NHS England Targeted Lung Health Check programme. This service is delivered in partnership with the NHS in community locations across the country.

A diverse training and education programme is provided for medical professionals, with the aim of enhancing their professional development. Cobalt provides clinical placements for undergraduate and apprenticeship radiography programmes for universities in the UK.

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