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Computed tomography (CT)

CT scans are an x-ray based diagnostic test. CT scans allow the referring doctor and radiologist to review the body from multiple angles in thin slices. 

At St Joseph's Hospital we use the Toshiba Aquilion ONE 640 Slice CT Scanner, pictured below.

To book an appointment or speak to a member of the Advanced Diagostics team, please call 01633 820301 or click here. For more information on CT and our guide prices, please see below. 

CT scanners are judged by the number of 'slices' of the body they can image with each rotation of the x-ray tube.  Most NHS scanners are 32 or 64 slice machines whereas our Aquilion ONE has 640 slices.

  • It is the fastest CT scanner in the world with a rotation speed of 0.275 seconds.
  • Its complex dose reduction software and high speed results in the lowest radiation dosage of any CT scanner.
  • It has the highest spatial resolution of all scanners at 0.3mm.
  • With a 16cm image capture it is the only scanner capable of imaging the entire heart or brain in one rotation.
  • It is the only scanner capable of performing dynamic imaging of moving joints.
  • With a 31 inch diameter bore it can accommodate larger patients in comfort.  Scans can be performed on bariatric patients up to 300kg, essential for diagnosing disease in these patients.


CT Scan single area


CT Two parts body


CT Three parts body


CT Four parts body


CT Five parts body


Cardiac CT Calcium Scoring


Cardiac CT Angiogram


CT Thoracic Aorta


Virtual CT Colonoscopy


CT Urogram (Protocol 4)


CT Kub


CT Entergram


CT Urogram


*The above prices are guide prices only and subject to change at any given time. Diagnostic scans and investigations are not part of the guide price. The guide price indicates the starting price for the treatment.

The cost of treatment will be made clear to you before you proceed with any tests, scans, consultations, or treatment. Please read our terms and conditions. If you have private medical insurance please follow the guidance here.

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