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.