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Can I get an ultrasound without a GP referral?

Can I get an ultrasound without a GP referral?

No, you do not need a referral letter for a medical scan. If you come in without a referral letter the report will be emailed to you and you may pass it on to your GP.

Can you pay for an ultrasound UK?

How much does an Ultrasound cost? The cost of Ultrasound scans ranges from £160 to £220 per scan. Ultrasound scans are priced per area to make things simpler.

Can I get an ultrasound without a referral UK?

You can refer yourself for your Ultrasound and don’t always need a GP referral. Self-referral is available at all of our locations across the UK.

How quickly do you get ultrasound results?

The radiologist may discuss the results of the ultrasound with you right after the test. Complete results are usually available to your doctor in 1 to 2 days.

What is checked in an abdominal ultrasound?

Abdominal ultrasound is a type of imaging test. It is used to look at organs in the abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, and kidneys. The blood vessels that lead to some of these organs, such as the inferior vena cava and aorta, can also be examined with ultrasound.

How much is a private pregnancy scan UK?

Early pregnancy scan: between £100 and £150. Dating scan: around £100. Gender scan: around £50-£75. NT (nuchal translucency): around £150-£200.

How long does it take to be referred for an ultrasound?

A fast turnaround – For an ultrasound scan: most patients can expect to be seen within 10 working days of referral for non-urgent cases and within 3 working days for urgent cases. Reports are available the same day if needed and always dispatched within less than 24 hours of the scan being completed.

Can ultrasound detect intestinal problems?

Over the past few years, thanks to technological progress in ultrasonography, followed by increasing experience of physicians, intestinal ultrasound has become an important diagnostic tool in the detection of bowel diseases.

Where is ultrasound direct Liverpool located?

Ultrasound Direct Liverpool is conveniently located in an elegant Grade II listed building on Rodney Street. This is a conservation area, which makes this clinic one of the most beautiful of all of our clinics!

When can I have a private Ultrasound baby scan in Liverpool?

We are proud to offer a range of private ultrasound baby scans in Liverpool catered to each stage of your pregnancy. Our offering ranges from early pregnancy baby scans from 6 weeks only to wellbeing baby scans from 16 weeks and the loved 4D baby bonding scans that enable you to see and bond with your baby before their birth.

What are the scan hours at the Royal Liverpool Hospital?

We currently scan patients from 0840 – 1700 Monday to Friday in both hospitals. We also provide some evening appointments at both hospitals from 1700-2000 on some days. There will be some additional weekend appointments being offered in the near future also at the Royal Liverpool Hospital site.

Who writes the results of an ultrasound scan?

Ultrasound is a very safe test in that there are no x-rays or other types of radiation used in order to complete the examination. Radiologist – This is a doctor who has specialised in Radiology who is trained in ultrasound and will write your results based on the scan.