It’s official – patients visiting the CT and MRI Department at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital receive care from the best radiography team in the south west.

after being  awarded the title of South West Radiography Team of the Year.

Lara Cutmore, Deputy Superintendent Radiographer at RBH, was one of three team members who received the prestigious title on behalf of the department at the House of Commons.

The team were voted top radiography team in the region by the UK Society of Radiographers and were presented with the accolade by celebrity doctor and TV personality Lord Professor Robert Winston.

They were originally nominated for the prize for their ‘miraculous efforts in pushing radiography services forward’ and an exemplary ‘hands on approach to patient care’.

Lara said: “We are hugely honoured to have been awarded South West Radiography Team of the Year. It’s recognition of the whole team’s hard work and continuous efforts to put patients first.”

The RBH CT and MRI Department is renowned across the country for its pioneering work and cutting edge equipment, particularly its advanced CT1 vision scanner which draws many visits from others in the radiography profession conducting research for their own departments.

The team has developed many new initiatives within the stroke pathway and also provides a large, reputable cardiac service, performing up to 60 MRI and 80 CT scans a day

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