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Vista Diagnostics: Affordable, high quality MRI scans in London

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Vista Diagnostics in central London provides high quality, affordable MRI scans in a dedicated facility conveniently located opposite Waterloo Station. MRI scans can help to diagnose various ailments and conditions including brain tumours, sports injuries, musculoskeletal problems, spinal injusries, vascular, gastrointestinal, prostate, pelvic and certain ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions.


Call 0845 450 3559 to book an MRI scan appointment

Vista is open 7 days a week from early till late so you will have plenty of choice:

  • Mondays to Friday: 8am to 8pm

  • Saturday & Sunday: 8am to 8pm

  • Same-day appointments often available

Vista Diagnostics was launched in 2007 to offer patients in the UK MRI scans that were both affordable and accessible. Private MRI prices start from £200 - costs depend on availability of appointments on any given day. This compares very favourably with the average central London private MRI scan price of £500.


Vista accepts referrals from Consultants, GPs, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors.

Vista Diagnostics - MRI scanner

What is an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scan?

MRI scanning is a medical investigation that uses an exceptionally strong magnet and radio frequency waves to generate a three dimensional image of your body.


Why would I need an MRI scan from Vista in London?

An MRI scan is one of the most sophisticated diagnostic tools available to help a referring clinician understand the cause of your particular health issue.


Please call 0845 450 3559 for more details


What can be diagnosed by by Vista from an MRI scan?

By scanning the relevant sector(s) of a patient’s body, an MRI scan can help to diagnose the following:

  • Most ailments of the brain, including tumours and dementias
  • Sports injuries
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Most spinal conditions/injuries
  • Vascular abnormalities
  • Female pelvic problems
  • Prostate problems
  • Some gastrointestinal tract conditions
  • Certain ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions
  • Soft tissue and bone pathology/conditions


Early diagnosis from Vista

By offering a same-day private MRI service, Vista reduces patient anxiety and frustration associated with waiting for a diagnosis and enables patients to begin treatment earlier.


Conditions commonly fall into the following categories:

Vista Diagnostics - analysing an MRI scan

What happens during an MRI scan?

You will be registered at reception to ensure all your details have been recorded correctly at time of booking. Then one of Vista's skilled radiographers will meet with you to undertake a final safety check and explain to you the MRI scanning process.
Read more about the MRI scanning process.


The Vista Radiologist report will be returned to your referring clinician within one to two business days, depending on the sub-specialty expert required.


Who can’t have an MRI scan?

Due to the powerful magnetic force involved in producing an MRI scan, certain individuals will not be scanned. You must not have an MRI scan if you have:

  • A cardiac (heart) pacemaker
  • Certain clips in your head from brain operations, eg aneurysm clips
  • A cochlear (ear) implant
  • A metallic foreign body in your eye
  • Had surgery in the last 8 weeks
  • A programmable shunt for hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain)
  • If you are pregnant


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Vista Diagnostics

1st Floor

Capital Tower

91 Waterloo Road



Tel:  0845 450 3559

Fax: 0845 450 3559


Web: www.vistadiagnostics.co.uk


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Conditions treated

  • Back pain
  • Football injuries
  • Headaches
  • Meniscal tears
  • Sport injuries