Internal Reference Number: FOI_5477
Date Request Received: 10/01/2020 11:15:17
Date Request Replied To: 06/02/2020 10:51:13
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Request Summary: MRI Facilities
Request Category: Private Individuals
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Does your Trust have a process in place for patients who are unable to fit in, or use, an MRI machine but who may need a MRI scan? If so, what is this process?
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Does your Trust send patients who may need an MRI scan who meet the criteria of being unable to use your Trusts’ scanners above, to other locations, for example, zoos or research facilities?
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Does your Trust pay other facilities such as zoos or research facilities for the use of their MRI machines? If so, how much did you Trust pay these facilities last financial year (2019-20?
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If applicable, how many patients have needed an MRI in facilities provided in places other than your Trust last year? Please provide the location and reason for this.
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