Imaging Services

Imaging Centre LIHAt BMI The Winterbourne Hospital, our diagnostic imaging department offers fast access to investigations for patients that live in Dorchester and 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.

MRI scanning

The 1.5T mobile 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) and is open 3 days per week.

Ultrasound scanning

At BMI The Winterbourne Hospital, our ultrasound service allows us to carry out diagnostic scanning in a wide range of specialties, now including gynaecological and musculoskeletal.  

Fluoroscopy screening

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

Opening hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm (later appointments are available during the week)
Please note, our MRI unit is opened during the following hours:
  • Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 4pm

How to make an appointment

  • Imaging - 01305 756607
  • MRI - 01305 756607

We accept patients from all major insurers, those who wish to pay for themselves and GP referrals for MR Scanning. Some appointments are available within 24 hours. BMI The Winterbourne Hospital is located in Dorchester, Dorset. 

If you'd like to find out more about the imaging service at BMI Winterbourne Hospital, please call the above numbers or make an online enquiry