DXA scanning arrives at Barnsley

At a training session at Barnsley Hospital are Vertec product specialist Bill Reid, hospital staff nurses Pat Beckett and Liane Fearon, who will operate the Discovery A DXA system, with Vertec applications specialist Anne Coggins.


Barnsley Hospital in South Yorkshire has installed an Hologic Discovery A DXA scanner from Vertec Scientific.


DXA scanning is new to Barnsley Hospital but staff are confident that the service will be well received. Dermatology manager Karen Sharman said: “NHS Barnsley is completely dedicated to supporting the health of local people – this osteoporosis scanning service will prove to be an asset.”


See the full report on page 28 of the August 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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