Northampton’s £1.2m suite features 3D-RA angio

At Northampton General Hospital are project manager Steve Root, Philips Healthcare service delivery manager for the Midlands Simon Bannister, lead radiology nurse Sinead Stancombe, Philips iXR engineer and team leader Phil Worville, consultant radiologist Dr Ramita Dey, chairman of Northampton NHS Trust Dr John Hickey, Philips managing director UK and Ireland John Atwill with superintendent radiographer Alison Edwards in front of him, consultant radiologist (retired) and guest of honour Dr Richard Kendrick, Philips general manager, central and west district, Rob Davies, trust acting chief executive Christine Evans, Philips sales specialist, interventional x-ray, Ruth Turner, directorate manager David White and consultant radiologist  Dr Davis Thomas.


Northampton General Hospital has officially opened a £1.2m interventional radiology suite that features a Philips Allura Xper FD20 system.


The equipment is housed in a theatre-specification interventional radiology suite and is part of a new-build with a dedicated day case unit and a central nurse station.


Directorate manager and head of radiographers at Northampton NHS Trust David White said: “We selected Philips because of its experience and knowledge in this field of imaging.  The angio system was tailored to meet our needs in respect of equipment, image quality, ergonomics, user friendliness and technological innovation.”


See the full report on page 3 of the October 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.


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