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Trust Formally Opens New Clinical Imaging Room

09 Oct 2019 11:27:11
Room 4

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the opening of a new clinical imaging room.

After months of multiple teams working collaboratively, the new interventional room based within the Medical Imaging Department at Rotherham Hospital, is now up and running. The room marks an amalgamation of two clinical imaging rooms rolled into one, featuring state of the art equipment to support colleagues in undertaking interventional radiological procedures.

Patients undergoing interventional diagnostic procedures treated in the room which has in-built air filtration and ventilation systems to make it clinically sterile; allowing specialised procedures to take place. As well as state of the art, modern fluoroscopic equipment, the room has similar features to those found in a medical theatre. 

Lisa Hickling, Professional Lead of the Medical Imaging Department, said: “I am proud that this space will support us in giving high quality care to patients and enhancing our patients’ experience.”

George Briggs, Chief Operating Officer, visited the room to see its specialised features first-hand. He said: “Congratulations and well done to the whole team for working together and making this project a reality. I look forward to welcoming patients who use this facility. It’s a brilliant achievement.”