Birmingham PETCT service joins growing network

Alliance Medical services the phase one and part of phase two NHS England national PETCT contract and is continuing to add capacity to its UK-wide network of scanning sites.

In September last year it opened a PETCT centre in Newcastle at the Freeman Hospital, which was followed in November by a modular centre at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide state-of-the-art scanning facilities.

This May, Alliance Medical introduced a mobile PETCT solution at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust to further increase capacity and improve access for patients in and around the Birmingham area. This is in addition to existing sites at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust at the New Cross Hospital site.

Picture: Birmingham City Hospital principal physicist Joe O’Brien, Alliance Medical head of PETCT statics Mike Chevan, Alliance Medical’s Rajesh Modha and Vicky Yearwood and hospital head of physics and nuclear medicine Bill Thomson.

See the full report on page 32 o f the June 2020 issue of RAD Magazine.

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