Channel 4: Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers

Thanks to patients and staff at Barts Heart Centre for highlighting the health inequality and how new technology and service innovations have allowed patients with pacemakers to undergo MRI scans when needed. Half a million people in the UK wear pacemakers or defibrillators to keep their hearts working. Yet tens of thousands can’t get an … Continue reading Channel 4: Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers

Resources updated: SOPs, check device compatibility, lecture notes

One of the regular comments from new services (radiology and cardiology ) is the difficulty in accessing resources- manufacture guidelines are across different sites and even vary between countries. New services also find it difficult to set up a standard operating procedure. We hope to make this easier by centralising resources and experience. Links direct … Continue reading Resources updated: SOPs, check device compatibility, lecture notes