Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7374

Date Request Received: 11/08/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 31/08/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Radiology equipment

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Please provide information relating to the questions below for the machine types and years listed,

Years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022.

Machine types: MRI scanner, PET scanner, CT scanner, linear accelerator (LINAC) and surgical robots (both Versius and Da Vinci).

• For each year and for each machine type, how many units were owned or leased? (Please also provide dates for new machines that were either commissioned or decommissioned within a year).

• For each machine that was either owned or leased between 2018 and 2022, please disclose a) the date of purchase, b) the capital value and c) whether the machine was still in use at the end of 2022 and, if not, the date it was decommissioned.

• For each year and for each machine type, please provide details on the number of times they were used.

• For each year and for each machine type, please provide details on their availability in hours per day and days per week for use by number of scans/treatments/operations/procedures (apply when relevant).
Answer To Question 1:
CT Scanners
CT1 GE Discovery GSI Nov 2014
CT2 GE Optima 660 Sep 2014

MRI Scanners
MRI-1 Siemens Magnum Sola 1.5T 2022
MRI-2 Siemens Magnum Sola 1.5T 2021


Linac - N/A

Both CT and both MRI scanners were operating 8am – 8pm 7 days a week

CT and MRI Activity
Financial year CT MRI
2019/20 21737 9855
2020/21 20899 8766
2021/22 25131 11311
2022/23 27324 11326

Unable to provide details to last question, as unable to separate activity between 2 MRIs and 2 CT Scanners, only able to provide Total CT and Total MRI activity

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