Patient Ultrasound information
What is Ultrasound?
Apart from X-rays, ultrasound scans are the most commonly performed medical imaging test in the United Kingdom. Last year, over 10 million ultrasound scans were undertaken in the NHS alone – that’s more than CT and MRI scans added together!
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The Ultrasound Examination
Ultrasound is a very safe and well tolerated examination and it is very good at looking at certain organs and diseases/problems associated with those organs. It is a painless examination using soundwaves not x-ray with no known harmful effects on humans. Read More
FAQs Pregnancy scans
Is it possible to determine the exact date I conceived?
No. Ultrasound is only accurate to within a few days either side of conception. However, the earlier in pregnancy you have the scan the more accurate it is. Read More
FAQs Medical Ultrasound
Is Ultrasound safe?
There is no evidence that Ultrasound is harmful if performed by a qualified practitioner using correctly maintained and calibrated machines and ultrasound Read More
Types of examinations
- Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans
- 3D and 4D scans
- Medical Ultrasound Scans
- Genetic testing (NIPT)
Types of Scans and procedures
Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans
Ultrasound is a non-invasive and safe form of medical imaging used to diagnose many medical conditions. We specialise in providing a comprehensive selection of antenatal scans to monitor the development....Read More
3D and 4D Scans
3D and 4D baby scanning is an amazing three dimensional picture of your baby on the screen. Your baby can even sometimes be seen moving, yawning, sucking its thumb and even smiling. A truly magical experience!....Read More
Medical Ultrasound Scans
Ultrasound is a non-invasive and safe form of medical imaging used to assess most of the major organs in the body and to diagnose many medical conditions.
We specialise in providing a comprehensive....