About this service

Imaging

Colchester Hospital

Please note: We have more than one department – please check your appointment letter for directions.

If you have been sent from your GP for a general X-ray, you do not need an appointment (but we do advise it)  please go to Beta Suite.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01206 742 096 general x-rays

01206 742 144 CT scans, there is an answer machine

01206 744 222 MRI scans

01206 742 724 ultrasound scans there is an answer machine

Clinic times

CT scans – by booked appointment only

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 7:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 5:30pm

Ultrasound scan-by booked appointment only

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

 

Staying in hospital

Ward information

All our services are available to inpatients – the ward will organise this for you.

Ipswich Hospital

If you have been sent for a general X-ray by your GP you do not need an appointment, you can come to us between 8am and 4pm.

For all other examinations you will be sent an appointment.

How to get here

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Clinics

Location

Please note: We have more than one department, please check your appointment letter for directions.

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Contact

  • 01473 703 374
  • 01473 703 382
  • 01473 703 376

Staying in hospital

Ward information

All our services are available to inpatients – the ward will organise this for you.

Clacton Hospital

You can have general X-rays taken here. We advise you to make an appointment but you can just walk in.

Appointments are available at weekends but you need to phone during the week to book an appointment, there is no walk in facility at weekends.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01255 201 682

Clinic times

Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays):

  • 8am to 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm to 5.15pm

Saturday and Sunday – booked appointments only:

  • 10am to 4pm

Essex County Hospital

You can have general X-rays taken here. We advise you to make an appointment but you can just walk in. We also offer ultrasound scans but these are by appointment only.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01206 744 474

Clinic times

Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays: 

  • 8am to 12.30pm 
  • 1.30pm to 5.15pm

Felixstowe Hospital

You can have general X-rays taken here. Please contact us to make an appointment.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01394 451 600

Halstead Hospital

We only offer appointments here. Your GP will send us the request or you can drop it in, then an appointment is sent out to you.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Contact

01206 744 474

Clinic times

This is an appointment only service.

Harwich Hospital

We offer appointments or a walk in service.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Contact

01255 201 200

Clinic times

Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

  • 9am to 12.30pm

Our service

In this department we produce images of you using a variety of medical techniques, these include

  • CT
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Specialist x-rays
  • Nuclear medicine

Some tests will require an appointment and have instructions to follow.

If you have an appointment please check your appointment letter which will tell you anything you need to do before coming to us.

Medical photography is when we have been asked to keep a track on your treatment and progress using photographs.

If you want more information about imaging services, please visit the NHS Choices website.

If you have any questions about your care please phone the hospital that you are going to attend.

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