Imaging Equipment FAQ

Equipment type: CT

Manufacturer: G.E
Model: VCT
Located in which hospital within Trust: Southport District General Hospital
Acquisition year: October 2010
How it was financed (owned by Trust or leased via MES): Owned by the Trust
If MES which provider do you use: N/A
What year will the equipment be replaced: There is no fixed date for replacement
Is maintenance done in-house or by 3rd party provider: A third party provider.
If 3rd party provider which provider do you use: G.E
What is the annual maintenance cost: This information is exempt under section 43 – commercial Interests – of the Freedom of Information Act. The maintenance cost is the basis of the agreement between the Trust and G.E. The disclosure of this information would adversely impact the Trust in future maintenance negotiations.

What are the operational hours of the equipment:

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00
Tuesday and Wednesday evening 17.00 to 20.30
Emergency cases outside these hours.

Equipment type: CT

Manufacturer: G.E
Model: Optima 600
Located in which hospital within Trust: Ormskirk District General Hospital
Acquisition year: November 2012
How it was financed (owned by Trust or leased via MES): Owned by the Trust
If MES which provider do you use: N/A
What year will the equipment be replaced: There is no fixed date for replacement
Is maintenance done in-house or by 3rd party provider: A third party provider.
If 3rd party provider which provider do you use: G.E
What is the annual maintenance cost: This information is exempt under section 43 – commercial Interests – of the Freedom of Information Act. The maintenance cost is the basis of the agreement between the Trust and G.E. The disclosure of this information would adversely impact the Trust in future maintenance negotiations.

What are the operational hours of the equipment:

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00
Tuesday and Thursday evening 17.00 to 20.30
Emergency cases outside these hours.

Equipment type: MRI

Manufacturer: Philips
Model: 1.5 T Intera Achieva
Located in which hospital within Trust: Southport District General Hospital
Acquisition year: June 2005
How it was financed (owned by Trust or leased via MES): Owned by the Trust
If MES which provider do you use: N/A
What year will the equipment be replaced: There is no fixed date for replacement
Is maintenance done in-house or by 3rd party provider: A third party provider.
If 3rd party provider which provider do you use: Philips
What is the annual maintenance cost: This information is exempt under section 43 – commercial Interests – of the Freedom of Information Act. The maintenance cost is the basis of the agreement between the Trust and Philips. The disclosure of this information would adversely impact the Trust in future maintenance negotiations.

What are the operational hours of the equipment:

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening 17.00 to 20.30.

Equipment type: MRI

Manufacturer: GE
Model: Optima 360
Located in which hospital within Trust: Southport District General Hospital
Acquisition year: October 2014
How it was financed (owned by Trust or leased via MES): Owned by the Trust
If MES which provider do you use: N/A
What year will the equipment be replaced: There is no fixed date for replacement
Is maintenance done in-house or by 3rd party provider: A third party provider.
If 3rd party provider which provider do you use: G.E
What is the annual maintenance cost: This information is exempt under section 43 – commercial Interests – of the Freedom of Information Act. The maintenance cost is the basis of the agreement between the Trust and G.E. The disclosure of this information would adversely impact the Trust in future maintenance negotiations.

What are the operational hours of the equipment:

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00
Saturday and Sunday mornings between 8.30 to 12.30.

The Trust does not have LINAC (linear accelerator), PET (Positron Emission tomography) or Lithotripters