Gain an insight into your health in a single day, from the best doctors using the latest examination techniques. The example below describes the body scan plus, including the additional laboratory research.
- 9am – Welcome and Pre-consultation with the general practitioner.
After being welcomed to the clinic, you will meet your personal attendant. The programme will be reviewed with you and finalised. During the pre-consultation, you will discuss the medical questionnaire with the GP. Your blood pressure and blood will be taken. The pre-consultation gives you the opportunity to ask the GP any questions regarding your medical history and the body scan.
- 10am – MRI scan
Time for the MRI scan which should take approximately 60 minutes for males and 45 minutes for females. If you have opted for an additional MRI scan of your knee or shoulder, for example, the examination will take longer. The lab technician will explain how the examination works and give you instructions on how to breathe. During the scan, you will be lying on a comfortable bed that slides into a kind of tunnel that is open at both ends. You can select music to listen to during the examination. The MRI scanner records hundreds of images of your head, carotid arteries, lungs, and upper and lower abdomen.
- 11.15am – Results & Advice
You will receive your MRI results by the consultant radiologist.
- 11.30am – Departure
You will receive a digital download with the MRI footage. The examination results, as well as the lab results, will be available within one week. You will receive a GP telephone consultation for this.
Please note that if you have booked the Excellent Package, your CT heart scan will take place at 19 Harley Street, our sister clinic, a short 10 minute walk away.