07 June 2017
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) has expanded its current Managed Equipment contract with Medipass, issuing a variation for the procurement, installation and ongoing maintenance of a new CT Scanner in the Celia Craven Suite located in the Lincoln Wing on the St James's Hospital campus. Under Medipass Healthcare's "complete clinical choice" program, the Trust's clinical team selected the GE REVOLUTION GSI, one of the newest and most advanced CT technologies available in the market. Robin Rezende, Director of Operations for Medipass Healthcare, said: “Expanding the Medipass MES has proven beneficial for the Trust's patients as the new technology allows the Trust to continue to reduce radiation dose to patients needing a CT scan, whilst maintaining high image quality to allow clinicians the best tools for the best diagnosis." Ms Rezende added, "Growing our partnership has also meant significant cost savings for the Trust. By bundling this CT replacement with other equipment replacements already included in the MES, the Trust has achieved greater buying power and more flexibility. This variation has truly created a win-win for all."
Julian Hartley, Chief Executive at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, prepares for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new Celia Craven CT Scanner, expanding the Medipass Healthcare Managed Service in Leeds. Looking on are Medipass team members Aylin Ercil, Stewart MacDuff and Daina Dambitis, along with members of the radiology department staff at LTHT.