Bournemouth Open Upright MRI

Our Open and Upright MRI machine offers what conventional scans can’t. From providing patients with claustrophobia, anxiety or mobility issues a comfortable environment to be scanned in, to being able to take weight bearing scans, the benefits to Open Upright MRI are countless. With short wait-times and high quality reports, ask your GP or healthcare professional for a referral today!

Refer your patient

We accept referrals from all registered health care professionals. Please complete our referral form and send in via Egress.


About Us

Short wait times

We aim to book appointments within 7-14 days and we make sure your referrer receives a full report within one week of your scan, if not earlier.

We understand the urgent need many of our patients have for scanning. If you’re looking to get an appointment right away and not have to wait long for your results, our highly trained team can put you at ease.

Remove the need for additional consultations

We accept referrals from all registered health care professionals, meaning you can be referred in by your trusted clinician, and not need to seek additional consultations to book.

Whether you’ve been referred by one of our onsite clinical departments or from an external health care professional, we can support your needs.

Open and Upright MRI, one of only 7 in the UK.

Unlike conventional tunnel scanners - which take images of you lying down - Our Open Upright MRI Scanner is completely open allowing for a much more comfortable experience.

This makes it appealing to those with mobility issues*, or claustrophobia and anxiety. We can provide patients a safe and comfortable environment to be scanned in. We are able to scan a much wider variety of positions, including weight bearing positions, which can demonstrate additional issues with joints.

*Please contact us on 01202 436316 to discuss individual needs

Clinicians – Enhance your Clinical Offer

Improve the efficiency and capabilities of your practice, with direct referral to our Open Upright MRI.

Get fast access for your patients to one of only 7 Open Upright MRIs in the UK, and gain quick turnarounds on imaging and reports.

If your patient is interested in attending as soon as possible and at a highly competitive price. Please get in touch.

Services and how to book

Access a full range of MRI scans including:

  • Lumbar spine

  • Cervical spine

  • Thoracic spine

  • Shoulders

  • Elbows

  • Wrist and hand

  • Knees

  • Foot and ankle

  • Brain (for those unable to tolerate conventional MRI)

Prices: All our scans are £395 per body part

To book your patient please complete the following referral form and send via egress.

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Opening Times

We are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


Bournemouth Open Upright MRI
Parkwood Campus
Parkwood Road

We're located in the chiropractic clinic at AECC University College (behind the main AECC building.) There’s free parking onsite (please use car park 2) and on the roads around the campus.

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