Alliance Medical are one of the leading independent providers of diagnostic medical imaging services in Europe and offer innovative imaging technologies which helps to provide excellent patient care. They work with both the independent or private sector organisations and assist with supporting the NHS.
Currently Alliance Medical have a network of 50 centres in the UK and have 40 mobile scanners. They provide medical imaging services to more than 400,000 patients in the UK every year. They also operate across Europe including Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain.
What do we mean by medical imaging?
There are many different types of medical imaging scans that can be used to assist GP’s and specialists reach a diagnosis for your medical condition and these include:
- MRI scans
- CT and PET scans
- Bone Densitometry
Alliance Medical diagnostic centres can offer these medical imaging services whether via public or privately funded care is required.
What is the patient journey?
Your doctor or specialist would refer you for a diagnostic scan and your referral is reviewed by clinical staff and verified. The Alliance Medical Patient Management Centre will contact you to arrange an appointment and send you an appointment information pack. The Patient Management Centre can also help you with any queries that you have.
When you arrive for your appointment a member of the Alliance scanning team will be able to help you with any queries. The preparation required for your imaging tests will depend on the scan you have but you will need to follow the instructions provided. Once the scans have been completed you will be discharged and provided with any necessary discharge information.
You are not given the results of the scan on the day as these are sent to the referring GP or specialist who will go through the results of your diagnostic scans with you once they have been assessed.
The above information has been sourced from https://www.alliancemedical.co.uk/
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