Case Number 3729
Request Date 28/07/2014
Completion Date 07/08/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many CT devices are being used, by your trust, for NHS patients?
     
  2. What is the make and model of your CT Scanners that are used for NHS patients?
     
  3. What is their Slice property - 16, 32, 64, 128+?
     
  4. When did you install the CT Scanners?
     
  5. Was/Were the scanner(s) an addition or an upgrade/replacement to an existing Scanner?
     
  6. If this was an upgrade/replacement, can you please give the make and model of the previous scanner?
     
  7. Please comment on the level of utilisation of your scanners for NHS patients (hours per day)?

 

Details of the Response

1. How many CT devices are being used, by your trust, for NHS patients?

2

 

2. What is the make and model of your CT Scanners that are used for NHS patients?

Toshiba Aquillion 64, Toshiba Asteion 4

 

3. What is their Slice property - 16, 32, 64, 128+?

As above Aquillion: 64 slices and Asteion: 4 slices.

 

4. When did you install the CT Scanners?

Aquillion 2008, Asteion 2001

 

5. Was/Were the scanner(s) an addition or an upgrade/replacement to an existing Scanner?

Both replaced existing scanners

 

6. If this was an upgrade/replacement, can you please give the make and model of the previous scanner?

The Aquillion 64 replaced an Aquillion 16, the Asteion 4 replaced a GE single slice CT scanner.

 

7. Please comment on the level of utilisation of your scanners for NHS patients (hours per day)?

Asteion at Ashford hospital runs from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with an extra list running most weekends 9-5pm.

Aquillion at St Peters runs 8am to 8pm Monday to Sunday with emergency scanning being performed outside those hours.