Diagnostic services in the UK : Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London
Bupa Cromwell is at the forefront of diagnostic services, offering everything from angiography
to X-ray and bone density scanning to ultrasound.
Bupa Cromwell invests heavily in the latest technology and equipment to ensure you get the best possible healthcare. In the past two years they have added a new angiography suite, a CT scanner and two top-of-the-range MRI scanners. These facilities have with ambient lighting and sound for your comfort.
The new angiography suite has the latest imaging currently
available in London. At Bupa Cromwell they can now undertake full range of cardiac
diagnostic and interventional procedures using stunning quality 3D
Bone density scanning
Bone density x-ray scan (DEXA) to assess the presence of osteoporosis.
At Bupa Cromwell Hospital they recently installed one of the first high definition, low radiation CT scanners in London.
Endoscopy is the examination of the internal organs of the body and are often employed to diagnose conditions of the gastro-intestinal tract.
Ambient experience MRI scanner
The hospital’s digital mammography services use X-rays to detect changes
in a woman’s breasts which are used to detect early signs of breast cancer.
Bupa Cromwell installed the UK’s first Philips Ingenia 1.5T private
'ambient experience' MRI Scanner with ambient lighting, which provides a 30%
reduction in scan time compared with conventional scanners.
Cancer may spread into areas hidden from CT or MRI scans. Specialist PET/CT scanners can find if cancer which has spread to the bone, liver or lymph nodes.
Using Doppler ultrasound, combined with conventional ultrasound, vascular scanning is used to assess the blood vessels.
Additional diagnostic services
If you are in the United Kingdom
You will usually need a letter of referral from your GP to
arrange an appointment. Call Diagnostic Services on +44 (0)20 7460 5746.
If you are coming from overseas
Their International Patient Centre provides
special services for patients from overseas and can help you to arrange your
visit to London for treatment. Call +44 (0)20 7460 5912 or send them an email.