Community Diagnostic Centres

Supporting the NHS to transform diagnostic provision

A collaborative partnership between the NHS and InHealth

To support delivery of the outcomes from the Professor Sir Mike Richards report, our Community Diagnostic Centres are perfectly placed and ready to welcome patients.

All our hubs can be NHS-branded, located in convenient areas, including high-streets, retail spaces or new stand-alone facilities which are accessible for patients either by public or personal transport.

Watch our presentation video to see our Community Diagnostic Centres in action.

Key features of InHealth Centres

Our Community Diagnostic Centres bring healthcare closer to patients’ homes and create more capacity within hospital settings to focus on hospital-based services

Collaborative partners

InHealth has the experience of mobilising CDCs within 6 months and in the meantime provide immediate diagnostic capacity via the largest fleet of mobiles in the UK

 

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Modern facilities

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest facilities to provide patients and staff with outstanding clinical and operational spaces

 

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Proven model

To support delivery of the outcomes from Professor Sir Mike Richards’ report, our CQC registered Community Diagnostic Centres are ready to welcome patients

 

Learn More

Fully managed pathways

We manage the full patient pathway, offering choice through online booking of appointments, supported by our dedicated Patient Referral Centre

 

Learn More

Mobilisation expertise

InHealth’s dedicated team specialise in design, build and project management, allowing us to deliver high specification, innovative, patient-centred facilities

 

Learn More

Flexible staffing

We offer a flexible and tailored approach to staffing that meets the needs of the local healthcare economy, including a fully staffed solution if required

 

Learn More

Adding value

Our Community Diagnostic Centres meet local healthcare needs, providing platforms for rapid access, screening, cancer services, direct access and other pathways

 

Learn More

Fully integrated IT

With an innovative digital strategy, we explore, trial and implement cutting edge technology to deliver the highest quality images, scans and patient information

 

Learn More

InHealth Centres in action

In partnership with the NHS, InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centre model has already achieved notable success

case study

11 successful Community Diagnostic Centres and counting

case study

15 year collaboration with Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust

case study

10 years of successful partnership with Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust

11 Diagnostic Centres

Did you know, InHealth operates 11 fully staffed Community Diagnostic Centres across the UK, which we have designed and built?

Collaborative partners

As a trusted delivery partner, we have been working in collaboration with the NHS to deliver healthcare services for more than 25 years

True partnership working

InHealth is vendor-neutral and can accommodate any choice of equipment. We have close working relationships with all of the OEMs and have considerable buying power – one of the many ways our partnerships can demonstrate value for money.

InHealth has the in-house experience of site location, design, build and mobilisation of the CDCs within 6 months

We understand the challenges of obtaining business case approval and can support with data, analysis and content

We offer NHS organisations that wish to partner with us a rapid procurement route as we are on all of the main frameworks

Accessible and efficient

Did you know our existing CDC network has been operating for over 10 years and is open 14 hours each day, 7 days a week?

Modern Facilities

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest facilities to provide patients and staff with outstanding clinical and operational spaces

Modular and Flexible.

Our modern, state-of-the-art centres enable us to provide a full range of Diagnostic Services including MRI, CT, PET-CT, Screening, Endoscopy, Audiology, Ultrasound, DEXA, Echocardiograms and Physiological Measurements. InHealth is also the UK’s largest independent provider of mobile healthcare solutions. Find out more here.

A modular approach means services can flex and change to meet the needs of the local healthcare economy

Clinical facilities include first class modality and operational equipment, privacy and adequate space

Non-clinical facilities include comforatble areas for reception, waiting, staff welfare, bathrooms and changing rooms

CQC Rated

Did you know that all our Community Diagnostic Centres are rated “Good” by the CQC with many examples of “Outstanding” practice identified?

Proven model

To support delivery of the outcomes from the Professor Sir Mike Richards report, our Community Diagnostic Centres are perfectly placed and ready to welcome patients

Established and Valued.

Public and patients are becoming more accustomed to accessing services faster, more locally to them, and with the ability to book/order online. We have been working in partnership with the NHS in this way for over a decade.

We have a proven track record of delivering Community Diagnostic Centres, scaling up based on local demand

Currently, InHealth operates Community Diagnostic Centres in 11 locations throughout the UK

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres provide diagnostic and healthcare services to over 1 million patients each year

Case study

Did you know our Community Diagnostic Centre in Ealing is featured as a Case Study in Professor Sir Mike Richards’ report: Diagnostics: Recovery and Renewal?

Managed pathways

We manage the full patient pathway, offering choice through online booking of appointments, supported by our dedicated Patient Referral Centre

Simple and Effective.

From referral through to patient booking and management, delivery of the service and reporting of results, our dedicated Patient Referral Centre delivers a fully-managed referral pathway where patients can choose and manage their own appointments.

Our Patient Portal lets patients choose and manage their own appointments from their smartphone, tablet or computers

Higher levels of patient choice lead to an improved patient experience and reduced DNA rates

InHealth's Patient Referral Centre manages more than 1 million calls each year

Patient portal

Did you know that 30% of our patients choose to use our Patient Portal to book their appointments for a fully digital experience?

Mobilisation expertise

InHealth’s dedicated team specialise in design, build and project management, allowing us to deliver high specification, innovative, patient-centred facilities

Agile and Capable.

We have everything in place to provide stand-alone, COVIDsafe Community Diagnostic Centres as part of an integrated physical and virtual diagnostic network, fully aligned to NHSE’s national strategy for Imaging Networks.

Immediate capacity created through our extensive mobile diagnostics fleet while long term facilities are built

Unparalleled experience and expertise developed through the design and build of 11 Community Diagnostic Centres to-date

Rapid routes to procurement via established NHS frameworks with options for Direct Award

Patient satisfaction

Did you know that our Community Diagnostic Centres have a Patient Satisfaction rate above 98% and DNA rates below 4%?

Flexible staffing

We offer a flexible and tailored approach to staffing that meets the needs of the local healthcare economy, including a fully staffed solution if required

Innovative and Inclusive.

Collaboration is at the heart of InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centre model. This includes a flexible and tailorable approach to staffing, working closely with local Trusts to enable their staff to rotate through and experience working in our hubs.

InHealth has a successful track record of recruiting staff into the profession, increasing the NHS workforce

Our dedicated Talent Acquisition Team promotes professional development, provides training, and invests in people's careers

We are constantly expanding our apprenticeship and graduate development schemes

Clinical triage

Did you know that Our Community Diagnostic Centres benefit from a Clinical Triage Service provided virtually by our network of clinicians?

Adding value

Our Community Diagnostic Centres meet local healthcare needs, providing platforms for rapid access, screening, cancer services, direct access and other pathways

Local and Accessible.

Our Centres add real value to society and the many benefits include improved early diagnosis, higher uptake of screening, more accessible healthcare closer to patients’ homes and more capacity within hospital settings to focus on hospital-based services.

A fantastic example of successful partnership working between independent providers and the NHS

Accessible community locations, close to transport links, leading to reduced Did Not Attend (DNA) rates

Services offered through these hubs include MRI, CT, Audiology, Breast Screening, PET-CT and Endoscopy

Emerging technologies

Did you know our investment team at InHealth Ventures invests in emerging technologies from across the world allowing these innovations to be introduced to our services?

Fully Integrated IT

With an innovative digital strategy, we explore, trial and implement cutting edge technology to deliver the highest quality images, scans and patient information

Connected and Secure.

Our Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest technology.  We offer full IT integration to provide a seamless pathway for data capture and information sharing, always with the highest standards in data security.

Secure free flow of images through secure connectivity between multi-vendor RIS & PACS

Optimisation of reporting capacity (including home reporting) to reduce outsourcing costs

Interoperability between Community Diagnostic Centres, NHS Trusts/Providers and GPs

1 million patients

Did you know that we see more than 1 million patients each year through our network of Community Diagnostic Centres

What Patients Are Saying

We are delighted to receive regular feedback from patients who have benefited from being able to access healthcare services out of hospital settings

Want to know more?

Contact NICK HALL, NHS PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR

nick.hall@inhealthgroup.com

07788390093

Community Diagnostic Centres

Supporting the NHS to transform diagnostic provision

A collaborative partnership between the NHS and InHealth

To support delivery of the outcomes from the Professor Sir Mike Richards report, our Community Diagnostic Centres are perfectly placed and ready to welcome patients.

All our hubs can be NHS-branded, located in convenient areas, including high-streets, retail spaces or new stand-alone facilities which are accessible for patients either by public or personal transport.

Watch our presentation video to see our Community Diagnostic Centres in action.

Key features of InHealth Centres

Our Community Diagnostic Centres bring healthcare closer to patients’ homes and create more capacity within hospital settings to focus on hospital-based services

Collaborative partners

InHealth has the experience of mobilising CDCs within 6 months and in the meantime provide immediate diagnostic capacity via the largest fleet of mobiles in the UK

 

Modern facilities

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest facilities to provide patients and staff with outstanding clinical and operational spaces

 

Proven model

To support delivery of the outcomes from Professor Sir Mike Richards’ report, our CQC registered Community Diagnostic Centres are ready to welcome patients

 

Fully managed pathways

We manage the full patient pathway, offering choice through online booking of appointments, supported by our dedicated Patient Referral Centre

 

Mobilisation expertise

InHealth’s dedicated team specialise in design, build and project management, allowing us to deliver high specification, innovative, patient-centred facilities

 

Flexible staffing

We offer a flexible and tailored approach to staffing that meets the needs of the local healthcare economy, including a fully staffed solution if required

 

Adding value

Our Community Diagnostic Centres meet local healthcare needs, providing platforms for rapid access, screening, cancer services, direct access and other pathways

 

Fully integrated IT

With an innovative digital strategy, we explore, trial and implement cutting edge technology to deliver the highest quality images, scans and patient information

 

InHealth Centres in action

In partnership with the NHS, InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centre model has already achieved notable success

case study

11 successful Community Diagnostic Centres and counting

case study

15 year collaboration with Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust

case study

10 years of successful partnership with Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust

11 Diagnostic Hubs

Did you know, InHealth operates 11 fully staffed Community Diagnostic Centres across the UK, which we have designed and built?

Collaborative partners

As a trusted delivery partner, we have been working in collaboration with the NHS to deliver healthcare services for more than 25 years

True partnership working

InHealth is vendor-neutral and can accommodate any choice of equipment. We have close working relationships with all of the OEMs and have considerable buying power – one of the many ways our partnerships can demonstrate value for money.

InHealth has the in-house experience of site location, design, build and mobilisation of the CDCs within 6 months

We understand the challenges of obtaining business case approval and can support with data, analysis and content

We offer NHS organisations that wish to partner with us a rapid procurement route as we are on all of the main frameworks

Accessible and efficient

Did you know our existing CDC network has been operating for over 10 years and is open 14 hours each day, 7 days a week?

Modern Facilities

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest facilities to provide patients and staff with outstanding clinical and operational spaces

Modular and Flexible

Our modern, state-of-the-art centres enable us to provide a full range of Diagnostic Services including MRI, CT, PET-CT, Screening, Endoscopy, Audiology, Ultrasound, DEXA, Echocardiograms and Physiological Measurements. InHealth is also the UK’s largest independent provider of mobile healthcare solutions. Find out more here

A modular approach means services can flex and change to meet the needs of the local healthcare economy

Clinical facilities include first class modality and operational equipment, privacy and adequate space

Non-clinical facilities include comforatble areas for reception, waiting, staff welfare, bathrooms and changing rooms

CQC Rated

Did you know that all our Community Diagnostic Centres are rated “Good” by the CQC with many examples of “Outstanding” practice identified?

Proven model

To support delivery of the outcomes from the Professor Sir Mike Richards report, our Community Diagnostic Centres are perfectly placed and ready to welcome patients

Established and Valued

Public and patients are becoming more accustomed to accessing services faster, more locally to them, and with the ability to book/order online. We have been working in partnership with the NHS in this way for over a decade.

We have a proven track record of delivering Community Diagnostic Centres, scaling up based on local demand

Currently, InHealth operates Community Diagnostic Centres in 11 locations throughout the UK

InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centres provide diagnostic and healthcare services to more than 1 million patients each year

Case study

Did you know our Community Diagnostic Centre in Ealing is featured as a Case Study in Professor Sir Mike Richards’ report: Diagnostics: Recovery and Renewal?

Managed pathways

We manage the full patient pathway, offering choice through online booking of appointments, supported by our dedicated Patient Referral Centre

Simple and Effective

From referral through to patient booking and management, delivery of the service and reporting of results, our dedicated Patient Referral Centre delivers a fully-managed referral pathway where patients can choose and manage their own appointments.

Our Patient Portal lets patients choose and manage their own appointments from their smartphone, tablet or computers

Higher levels of patient choice lead to an improved patient experience and reduced DNA rates

InHealth’s Patient Referral Centre manages more than 1 million calls each year

Patient portal

Did you know that 30% of our patients choose to use our Patient Portal to book their appointments for a fully digital experience?

Mobilisation expertise

InHealth’s dedicated team specialise in design, build and project management, allowing us to deliver high specification, innovative, patient-centred facilities

Agile and Capable

We have everything in place to provide stand-alone, COVIDsafe Community Diagnostic Centres as part of an integrated physical and virtual diagnostic network, fully aligned to NHSE’s national strategy for Imaging Networks.

Immediate capacity created through our extensive mobile diagnostics fleet while long term facilities are built

Unparalleled experience and expertise developed through the design and build of 11 Community Diagnostic Centres to-date

Rapid routes to procurement via established NHS frameworks with options for Direct Award

Patient satisfaction

Did you know that our Community Diagnostic Centres have a Patient Satisfaction rate above 98% and DNA rates below 4%?

Flexible staffing

We offer a flexible and tailored approach to staffing that meets the needs of the local healthcare economy, including a fully staffed solution if required

Innovative and Inclusive

Collaboration is at the heart of InHealth’s Community Diagnostic Centre model. This includes a flexible and tailorable approach to staffing, working closely with local Trusts to enable their staff to rotate through and experience working in our hubs.

InHealth has a successful track record of recruiting staff into the profession, increasing the NHS workforce

Our dedicated Talent Acquisition Team promotes professional development, provides training, and invests in people’s careers

We are constantly expanding our apprenticeship and graduate development schemes

Clinical triage

Did you know that our Community Diagnostic Centres benefit from a Clinical Triage Service provided virtually by our network of clinicians?

Adding value

Our Community Diagnostic Centres meet local healthcare needs, providing platforms for rapid access, screening, cancer services, direct access and other pathways

Local and Accessible

Our Centres add real value to society and the many benefits include improved early diagnosis, higher uptake of screening, more accessible healthcare closer to patients’ homes and more capacity within hospital settings to focus on hospital-based services.

A fantastic example of successful partnership working between independent providers and the NHS

Accessible community locations, close to transport links, leading to reduced Did Not Attend (DNA) rates

Services offered through these hubs include MRI, CT, Audiology, Breast Screening, PET-CT and Endoscopy

Emerging technologies

Did you know our investment team at InHealth Ventures invests in emerging technologies from across the world allowing these innovations to be introduced to our services?

Fully Integrated IT

With an innovative digital strategy, we explore, trial and implement cutting edge technology to deliver the highest quality images, scans and patient information

Connected and Secure

Our Community Diagnostic Centres are equipped with the latest technology. We offer full IT integration to provide a seamless pathway for data capture and information sharing, always with the highest standards in data security.

Secure free flow of images through secure connectivity between multi-vendor RIS & PACS

Optimisation of reporting capacity (including home reporting) to reduce outsourcing costs

Interoperability between Community Diagnostic Centres, NHS Trusts/Providers and GPs

1 million patients

Did you know that we see more than 1 million patients each year through our network of Community Diagnostic Centres

What Patients Are Saying

We are delighted to receive regular feedback from patients who have benefited from being able to access healthcare services out of hospital settings

Want to know more?

Contact NICK HALL, NHS PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR

nick.hall@inhealthgroup.com

07788390093