Bournemouth Open Upright MRI services
We’re able to offer what conventional scans can’t, helping you if claustrophobia, flexibility, or breathing are problematic. Whether you’re a patient, healthcare professional, or researcher, find out all you need to know about our service.
Preparing for an MRI
Find out a what to expect during a visit as a Bournemouth Open Upright MRI patient. Who you will see, what happens during the scan. To give you confidence why not read testimonials from our recent patients. Remember any questions or concerns just get in touch with the MRI team.
Download MRI Patient Information
Referring patients to MRI
To make a referral, download the form and return by fax or post. (only this form will be accepted).
The healthcare professional / referrer should highlight the number of parts to be scanned on the referral form. Please do contact us if you feel you would like more clarity.
Why choose an Open Upright MRI?
The Open Upright MRI scanner at AECC University College provides an affordable solution for diagnostic imaging for healthcare professionals and patients.
An Open Upright MRI scan can help if your patient suffers from claustrophobia, and enables more flexibility for patients who may not be able to lay completely flat. We highlight below just some of the reasons doctors and healthcare professionals refer their patients to use an open upright MRI scan.
Open MRI scanner costs
The following scans are available at AECC University College's Bournemouth Open Upright MRI.
- Lumbar spine
- Cervical spine
- Thoracic spine
- Wrist and hand
- Foot and ankle
The open upright scanner service is a self-pay service. This means that the patient pays before their scan. We are happy to accept insured patients where funding has been previously arranged. Please note there will be an administration fee, if we need to share information.
There is a fixed rate for open upright MRI scans.
Each part costs: £285.00
Additional charges will apply for weight bearing costs.
Please note: The fixed rate price will change as of the 1st of April 2019 to £320.00.
Get in Touch
Want to know more about our Bournemouth Open Upright MRI scanner and services, or need to ask a question?
In the first instance, please call us on 01202 436276. Alternatively send us an enquiry using the form below.
Should you wish to refer a patient to Bournemouth Open Upright MRI, please download a referral form and fax this to us on 01202 422009. Note: we are unable to accept referrals via email.
Download Referral form