Internal Reference Number: FOI_7472
Date Request Received: 09/10/2023 00:00:00
Date Request Replied To: 10/10/2023 00:00:00
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Request Summary: CT contrast scans and nurse support.
Request Category: Health
|Question Number 1:
What do your Trust`s do if they undertake weekend or out of hours contrast CT scans in their radiology departments.
The question I want answered is, Is a nurse allocated to the department at weekends or out of hours to support the radiologists or do they cover this service without nurse support ?
|Answer To Question 1:
We do undertake weekend CT scanning at weekends, the scanners are running between 0730 and 2030 staffed by Radiographers and RDAs. There are no Nursing staff working in the CT department on weekends.
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