Information for Clinicians

MRI scan diagnosisConditions often assessed using MRI

  • Knee pain
  • Back pain
  • Persistent headaches or migraines
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Lumps, bumps and other painful areas in the body


If your patient has any of the following, they may not be able to have a scan:

  • Heart Pacemaker
  • Foreign Metal Objects in Eye
  • Neurostimulators
  • Shrapnel or bullet wounds
  • Aneurysm Clips
  • First 3 months of Pregnancy
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Permanent Eyeliner

If any of the above apply, it may mean that MRI is not a safe examination in this case. Please telephone the Centre on 01905 771500 to speak to a Radiographer before referring your patient.

Refer your patient for an MRI

To refer your patient for an MRI scan, download and complete the referral form below:
MRI Referral Form (PDF)