Leicester County and Rutland Community Health Services - Community Ultrasound Service

Global Diagnostics has been supplying an Ultrasound service to Leicestershire County and Rutland Community Health Services on 5 hospital sites since August 2008.

The service provided has allowed the waiting list to remain at 2 weeks during a period when referrals have increased by 18%. The service has been highly professional with good feedback from all our referring General Practitioners on the clarity and usefulness of the reports.

The Global Ultrasound staff who provide the service have proven flexible in tailoring the service to meet our particular needs as well as completing extra urgent requests and additional sessions as required. I have no reservation in recommending Global Diagnostics to other organisations.

Phil Hodges  Radiology Professional Lead, LCRCHS

Dr Rush - GP Norfolk

I have been using direct access MRI and Ultrasound offered by the Global clinic for over a year.

The system is highly efficient and enables me to investigate patients swiftly (always within 10 working days) and reporting is usually the same day and received by fax. Urgent requests are accommodated whenever possible and communication is excellent. If onward referral to secondary care is required following an investigation, images can be sent promptly to the appropriate specialist if the Global clinic are given details.

I have been highly impressed by the service and will continue to use it regularly.

Dr Rush  GP Hingham, Norfolk

Dr Dosanj - GP Coventry

We are very happy with the difference that Global Diagnostics has made to our patients and those within the city who attend our Health Centre for their investigations. The service runs smoothly, on time and within the patient locality. The convenience of parking, timekeeping and the care and attention given to patients and their accompanying family or friends is excellent.

The ease of referring to receiving results in a timely and efficient manner is both good for the patient and health professional. It allows a smoother transition from investigation results to treatment and follow-up. A very valuable, well organised and highly recommended service.

Dr R Dosanj  GP Coventry

Paul Jolley - CCG Commissioning Manager

I have just reviewed the activity results for the end of year and I would like to congratulate you and your staff on providing such an excellent service to both CCG and the patients of Stoke on Trent.

Looking forward to working with you all further over the coming year.

Paul Jolley  CCG Senior Commissioning Manager NHS Stoke on Trent

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