MRI Scans, X Rays & Imaging in East London

Imaging Centre LIHThe Imaging Centre at The London Independent Hospital is one of the most advanced and comprehensive in the South East, with recent multi-million pound investment in the UK’s first 128-slice CT scanner, cardiac MRI and specialist imaging guided injection treatments.

The centre is managed by dedicated, accredited radiographers and specialist consultant radiologists. All images and scans are reported by consultant radiologists and some dual reported, eg cardiac CT, which is reported by both a consultant cardiologist and radiologist.

The imaging centre offers the full range of routine and specialist services, including:

Appointments can be booked directly by patients, medical practitioners or secretaries on 020 7790 1252. A written request/referral by a medical practitioner is required for all imaging services with the exception of DEXA bone density scanning.

All images taken are scanned into our computed radiography archive system and digital (CD) images are available.

Hours of service (Outpatient imaging)

  • Mon – Fri: 8am – 8pm
  • Sat: 8am – 1pm

The department operates a 24/7 on-call service for inpatients.

We also carry out other techniques such as virtual colonoscopy and angiography for neck, brain, renal and peripheral vessels. Procedures to aid stroke assessment are available as are lung nodule monitoring, cardiac imaging including calcium scoring and CT coronary angiography. Dental imaging including implant measurements and maxillo-facial scanning is also available.

For more information about our imaging services at BMI The London Independent Hospital, please call 020 7780 2404 or make an online enquiry.