MRI Scans, X Rays & Imaging in Poole

imaging servicesOur diagnostic imaging department offers fast access to investigations for patients that live in Poole, Dorset or further afield.

We offer the following services within the department, which is staffed with clinical professionals who support our team of vastly experienced radiologists and radiographers.

General x-rays

The department uses general x-ray units which can perform a wide range of examinations, including panoramic images of the teeth and jaw for patients who require dental scans.

MRI scanning

The 1.5T MRI scanner is capable of scanning all parts of the body, producing high quality resolution scans in 20-40 minutes (depending on the part of the body being scanned).

CT scanning

Our CT scanner offers a wide range of examinations, using the 360 slice CT scanner. This equipment provides patients with a faster scan and a lower dose of radiation, leading to a safer and far more comfortable experience overall.


We have an Ultrasound scan machine with colour flow Dopper. Direct referrals from GPs are accepted. 

Breast imaging

The imaging department offers a comprehensive breast imaging service including:

Our Breast Radiologists perform all examinations along with our Radiographers who work cohesively with our Consultant Breast Surgeons and Breast Care Nurses, ensuring you receive the highest standard of compassion and care.

We offer a Breast Screening Program for non symptomatic women over 40 years old.

Fluoroscopy screening and interventional procedures

At BMI The Harbour Hospital we provide fluoroscopy screening which uses x-rays to obtain images of the required body part. Our team of dedicated Interventional Radiologists are supported by Interventional Nurses and Radiographers, providing you with a fully integrated service throughout your treatment.

Nuclear medicine

Although The Harbour Hospital does not offer services related to nuclear medicine, we are able to send patients to Poole Hospital to receive this treatment under private care.

Opening hours:

  • Imaging: Monday - Friday: 8am - 7:30pm
  • CT Scanning: Monday – Thursday: 8am – 6pm, Friday: 8am – 7pm

How to make an appointment:

Most appointments are available within 24 hours and we accept direct referrals from GPs. Please check this page for any updates on our services offered.

To make an appointment for Imaging services please call 01202 244218, and for MRI scanning please call 01202 688385. Alternatively you can make an online enquiry here.