Michelin star chef opens Nottingham’s QMC suite

At the Queen’s Medical Centre, on the left hand side of table, are Philips Healthcare UK district operations manager Ian Mitcham and customer service account manager Jason Walker, both of central and west region, University Hospitals Nottingham NHS Trust chief executive Peter Homa, special radiographers Janice Hunter and Tim Puzey, acting head of radiology services Nicola Kennedy,  consultant neuro radiologists Dr Norman McConachie and Dr Robert Lenthall, and celebrity chef Sat Bains.  On the right are superintendent radiographer Chris Cobb, interventional radiographer Liz Gan, Philips iXR engineer and team leader Phil Worville, Lord Mayor of Nottingham councillor Michael Wildgust, Philips customer service engineer Simon Weston, interventional nurse Anne Butler, Philips district general manager, central and west, Rob Davies and key account manager, midlands, central and west, Samantha Bramley. 


A neuro-interventional suite with a Philips Allura Xper FD20/10 was officially opened at The Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital, by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham councillor Michael Wildgust and Sat Bains, a local Michelin-starred TV chef.


Staff at the hospital organised a well-attended open afternoon to promote the work of the department and to launch it under the new name of ‘interventional radiology theatres’.   


Superintendent radiographer Chris Cobb said: “The system will help us perform and develop a wide variety of complex interventional procedures.  We are now able to visualise and treat small lesions more effectively.  The interventional tools provide improved image quality and reduced dose.”


See the full report on the back page of the October 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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