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Community hubs for life saving checks

The NHS needs to radically overhaul the way MRI, CT and other diagnostic services are delivered for patients, a major report to NHS England recommends today.

Community diagnostic hubs or ‘one stop shops’ should be created across the country, away from hospitals, so that patients can receive life-saving checks close to their homes.  Professor Sir Mike Richards was commissioned by NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens to review diagnostic services as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. More…..