Imaging services| BMI The Highfield Hospital

At BMI The Highfield Hospital, our diagnostic imaging department offers fast access to investigations for patients that live in Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and Oldham 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 has two 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

Our MRI unit is home to a GE - General Electric 1.5 Tesla Scanner. These imaging devices are 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.) The MRI unit is open 5 days per week. 

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.

Breast imaging

The imaging department offers a comprehensive breast imaging service including:

  • Digital mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Cell sampling/fine needle aspirations
  • MR scan
  • Sentinel node imaging

Our digital mammography unit is also fitted with tomosynthesis capabilities meaning it can take multiple images through the breast.

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. 

Fluoroscopy screening and interventional procedures

At The Highfield 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.

Opening hours

  • Monday - 8-5
  • Office hours - 8-4
  • Tuesday 8-6
  • Office hours - 8-4
  • Wednesday 8-5
  • Office hours 8-4
  • Thursday - 8-8 (5-8PM Breast clinic)
  • Office hours - 8-4
  • Friday - 8-4
  • Office hours - 8-4

Please note, our MRI unit is opened during the following hours:

  • Monday - Scanning hours - 8-4
  • Office hours - 9-5
  • Tuesday - Scanning hours 8-6
  • Office hours - 9-5
  • Wednesday - Scanning hours 8-6
  • Office hours 8-5
  • Thursday - Scanning hours - 8-8
  • Office hours - 8-5
  • Friday - Scanning hours - 8-4
  • Office hours - 9-5

How to make an appointment

  • Imaging - 01706 66 650
  • MRI -01706 766 685

Some appointments are available within 24 hours. The BMI The Highfield Hospital is located in Rochdale, for CT scans, MRI scans or Xrays you can make an enquiry here.