Diagnostic Imaging and Cardiology

Diagnostic Imaging

Fernbrae Imaging Room BMI Fernbrae Hospital’s diagnostics imaging suite provides fast access to a wide range of diagnostic imaging services using some of the most advanced techniques and dedicated equipment. A highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team including professionally accredited Radiographers and Consultant Radiologists provide the service.

The results are typically available within three days to facilitate fast diagnosis and treatment and urgent reports are available quicker.

Diagnostic imaging services include:

  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI

We offer MRI scans through The University of Dundee. The University of Dundee has a dedicated Clinical-Research Imaging Facility located on the lower floor of the Clinical Research Centre, providing modern facilities with professional infrastructure to facilitate high-quality clinical and research medicine, and is well equipped to provide comprehensive patient support.

The 3T PrismaFit MRI scanner is able to provide high resolution images in a shorter time as well as more advanced protocols. It supports a wide range of advanced imaging techniques for screening, diagnosis and staging in cardiovascular, cancer and neurological conditions.

Patients should be referred directly to BMI Fernbrae Hospital by their GP, an appointment will be arranged with the patient and the patient will attend their appointment at the university.

There are regular weekly slots as well as urgent slots, if necessary, and results will be available within three days of the examination. 

Cardiology

BMI Fernbrae Hospital has a dedicated cardiology service that provides a range of non-invasive diagnostic tests, carried out by Consultant Cardiologists.

These tests can be carried out on an out-patient or in-patient basis and include:

  • 12 lead resting electrocardiogram  (ECG)
  • 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • 24 hour ambulatory ECG monitoring
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • Exercise tolerance testing
  • Medical device follow up including pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) and loop recorders
  • Seven day event monitoring

To find out more about our Diagnostic Imaging and Cardiology service or to book an appointment, please call 01382 631400.