BMI The Chaucer Hospital offers easy access to a range of general and specialised diagnostic imaging procedures, to patients based in Canterbury, Faversham and Dover.
Private CT, MRI, Ultrasound and X-ray in Canterbury
Our diagnostics imaging suite includes an MRI scanner and a CT scanner. These innovative scanners will have a huge impact on patient care as quality images can be produced in a short space of time, therefore improving comfort and the need for fewer operations and invasive procedures.
The imaging service is provided by dedicated and specialist consultant radiologists, while supported by a team of qualified HPC registered radiographers.
They are skilled in operating some of the most modern technology available to aid diagnosis and treatment.
Private CT, MRI, Ultrasound and X-ray Services offered in Canterbury
Our 64-slice VCT CT scanner is capable of very rapid 2D scans of all areas of the body with scan slices down to 0.5 millimetres. It also produces very detailed images of the whole body including moving organs; bone and blood vessels.
Other services available include virtual colonoscopy, angiography for neck, brain, renal and peripheral vessels. ECG gated cardiac angiography and calcium scoring are also available.
The CT scanner has cardiac capability and dose reduction (AsiR) software technology, reducing patient dose by up to 40%.
Our MRI scanner is the diagnostic procedure of choice for imaging brain, spine and joints and frequently reduces the need for exploratory surgery.
Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.
If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.
If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.