About this service
The Radiology Department at Aintree provides a wide range of expert, diagnostic imaging and interventional services at our main hospital site.
We also provide a limited range of diagnostic imaging at Litherland Town Hall and St Chad’s, Kirkby.
Our highly specialised team is dedicated to providing patient-focused care, best practice with minimal waiting times, using the latest technology available.
We strive to deliver a service that provides a timely, accurate diagnosis enabling the correct treatment to be given, ultimately improving the quality of care for all of our patients.
Services provided by the Radiology Department include:
- Plain Radiography (an X-ray)
- Ultrasonography (Ultrasound scan)
- Computed Tomography (CT scan)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI scan)
- Interventional Radiology – vascular and non-vascular
- Nuclear Medicine (Bone, Lung, Kidneys)
- Contrast Radiography (barium swallow, meal, enema)
Depending on the type of examination you are having, you may need to prepare beforehand. Your appointment letter will give you all of the information you need which is specific to the test you are having.
Please make sure you read the information in your letter carefully before you come to hospital.
Patients can be referred to the Radiology Department by GPs, Clinicians at Aintree and some Specialised Nurses. If your GP has referred you for a Chest X-Ray you exception of do not need an appointment. All other examinations require an appointment.
The Radiology department includes Diagnostic Radiographers, Radiologists, Specialist Nurses, Sonographers, Assistant Practitioners, Radiology Department Assistants, Healthcare Assistants Porters and Administration Staff. We are a teaching hospital, training Student Radiographers.
Our team of Consultant Radiologists include:
Dr David White, Divisional Medical Director, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Ashok Katti, Clinical Director, Radiology. Consultant Radiologist , GMC No: 6064404Click here to read more...
Dr William Boswell, Consultant Radiologist , GMC No: 6055345Click here to read more...
Dr Sumita Chawla, Consultant Radiologist , GMC No: 6100849Click here to read more...
Dr John Curtis, Consultant Radiologist , GMC No: 3260128Click here to read more...
Dr Rebecca Hanlon, Consultant Radiologist , GMC No: 4028219Click here to read more...
Dr Pradesh Kumar, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Jolanta Makowska Webb, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Andrew O’Connor, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Elizabeth O’Grady, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Andrew Smethurst, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Erica Thwaite, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Julian Tuson, Consultant Radiologist
Dr Nuribe Wieshmann, Consultant Radiologist