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Quick access to MRI, CT and PET Scans

How do I access it?

  1. See your consultant to gain a referral for a scan (download the referral form here)
  2. Call our Scanning Helpline on 0345 345 4556
    Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm (except public holidays)
  3. Helpful staff will explain the process of booking your scan – they’ll need written confirmation from your consultant
  4. They will arrange your scan for you, usually within 2 weeks
  5. You travel, at your own expense, to your nearest available Alliance Medical Scanning Facility
  6. After your scan a report will be sent to your consultant, usually within 10 days, to support your on-going diagnosis and care

A more detailed explanation can be found in this handy guide.

What do you get?

  • Receive a high-quality scan for quick diagnosis
  • Choice of location, date and time
  • MRI and CT scans are unlimited
  • PET scans are limited to one per 12 month period


Care and peace of mind during a difficult time in your life

  • Arrange your scan at a time and place convenient for you
  • You can feel confident that you will be looked after by a professional team
  • They’ll support you at each step of your scan
  • You’ll receive a friendly and reliable service


Take a look at these handy guides on what to expect when having a scan: