Staff at the Spire Portsmouth Hospital with their new Magnetom Avanto MRI system. From left to right ,radiographer Jan Maidment; consultant gynaecologist Dirk Brinkmann; business development manager Niki Keene; hospital director Heather Dob; consultant orthopaedic surgeon;Simon Hodkinson, and radiographer Elizabeth Ellis.
Spire Portsmouth Hospital has installed a Magnetom Avanto MRI and Somatom Definition AS CT scanner from Siemens Healthcare.
The new Avanto MRI will replace a visiting mobile unit. Patients will now be scanned as part of an in-house MR service.
The Definition AS CT scanner will provide a dedicated service in a new on-site radiotherapy unit.
A full report will be published on page 13 of the January 2009 issue of RAD Magazine.