The start of construction work on a new Diagnostic Centre at the James Paget University Hospital in Great Yarmouth, was marked with a groundbreaking where the R G Carter team and representatives of the NHS Foundation Trust joined to celebrate.

Breaking ground with spades, left to right were Chief Medical Officer Vivek Chitre, Mario Rackham, Director and General Manager at R G Carter and Anita Haylett, Interim Diagnostic Imaging Service Manager.

The James Paget’s Diagnostic Centre will feature a new MRI and CT scanner, additional Ultrasound imaging equipment and an X-ray room. These are used for diagnosis and monitoring of a wide range of conditions, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory diseases, trauma, musculoskeletal diseases, and neurological conditions. The centre is scheduled to be operational by summer 2024 and is located to the north of the James Paget’s site, adjacent to the Louise Hamilton Centre and the recently opened Concept Ward.

The development is part of a project that will see new diagnostic facilities at each of the three hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney, funded through an £85.9 million capital investment from the Department of Health and Social Care. Each centre will recruit additional staff, including radiographers, radiologists and support staff, to deliver scans and support patients.

We are extremely proud to be continuing our long-standing relationship with the NHS and look forward to providing this state-of-the-art facility for the benefit of both the patients and all the amazing staff.

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