We're delighted that our new MRI scanner is arriving at
Darlington Memorial Hospital on Saturday 5th May,
following completion of new facilities to accommodate it.
A crane will lift the new scanner into position which, for a
short time, will require changes to the way vehicles and
pedestrians access car parks and other areas. Please continue
to use the main car park entrance and follow the diversion
signs. Entrances to the hospital building will remain open as
usual, including A&E.
Subject to weather conditions, the MRI scanner will be in place
We apologise for any inconvenience this work causes and look
forward to bringing you full details of the enormous benefits the
new scanner will mean for our patients, in the near
Thanks to everyone who has supported our fundraising campaign to
bring new MRI scanners to DMH and BAH - fundraising will continue -
we're grateful to Philips for letting us have this fantastic
equipment now, deferring payment until the end of 2018.
Published 3rd May
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community