Queen’s Medical Centre enters digital future

At Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, are (from left) radiographers Annie Owusu and Leanne Chiverton, senior radiographer Annie Smith, radiology services manager Sara Bharmal, radiographer William Stribley, superintendent radiographer Richard Tucker, senior radiographer Nicola Dawes-Hamp, Philips Healthcare UK and Ireland managing director John Atwill, district general manager central and west UK Rob Davies, Midlands key account manager Ian Mitcham and Midlands service delivery manager Simon Bannister.


Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, has recently acquired a Philips Digital Diagnost TH system, with the addition of a wireless detector, for its emergency department.   


Richard Tucker, superintendent radiographer for emergency department diagnostic imaging, said: “Purchasing this equipment has enabled us to enter into the digital radiography future.”


In 2009-2010, the emergency department saw an increase in attendance of 10 per cent, which had a direct impact on the radiology service.  With no possibility to expand the service, the decision was taken to install a new digital radiography room.  This has enabled the radiology service to manage the increased workload from the emergency department.


See the full report on page 23 of the May 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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