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CT, MRI, ultrasound & x-ray

Our diagnostic imaging department offers fast access to investigations for patients that live in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

Our diagnostic imaging department offers fast access to investigations for patients that live in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

Private CT, MRI, Ultrasound and X-ray in Poole

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

Private Digital Imaging in Poole

  • The department has a new Fuji Digital X-Ray Suite which has unique image processing functions that enhance image quality while reducing the operational dose rate. The FDR Visionary Suite represents a new generation of functional X-ray systems, offering ease of operation with minimal impact for patients which can perform a wide range of examinations, including orthopaedics and spinal. 
  • We can also undertake transit studies.
  • Our image stitching facility allows full spine and leg length imaging.

Private MRI Scanning in Poole

  • Our Siemens 1.5T MRI scanner produces high quality resolution scans.

Private CT Scanning in Poole

  • Our CT scanner offers a wide range of examinations, using the 360 slice CT scanner.

Private Ultrasound in Poole

  • We have an Ultrasound scan machine with colour flow Doppler. Direct referrals from GPs are accepted.
  • We have a team of specialist MSK (Musculoskeletal) consultant radiologists who undertake steroid injections for joint pain.

Private Breast Imaging in Poole

  • 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.
  • On limited days we can offer a mammogram service with results provided by our specialist radiologist following your examination.
  • We also undertake breast fine needle aspirations and biopsies under ultrasound guidance.
  • We accept non-symptomatic breast screening self-referrals - you must be over 40 with a registered UK GP and must not have had a mammogram within the last 12 months.

Private Nuclear Medicine in Poole

  • 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 - 6pm
  • CT/MRI Scanning: Monday - Friday: 8am – 6pm 

How to make an appointment:

  • Most appointments are available within 24 - 48 hours, and we accept direct referrals from GPs.
  • Please check this page for any updates on our services offered.

Payment Options

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.

Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and six months of aftercare.

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Pay with health insurance

We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code.

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Spread the cost

Pay for yourself with monthly repayments spread over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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