CT scan (or CAT scan)

Your doctor or healthcare professional may recommend a CT scan (also known as a CAT scan) because it is the best way for us to make an accurate diagnosis for certain conditions.

Mammogram (breast screening)

A mammogram is a diagnostic test used to look for any problems within the breast and surrounding tissues. At Nuffield Health some women are eligible to refer themselves for self-pay breast screening.

MRI scan

Your doctor or healthcare professional has recommended an MRI scan because it is the best way to make an accurate diagnosis of your condition.

Ovarian screening

The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system and sit either side of the womb.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a non-invasive scan used to monitor and diagnose conditions in many parts of the body. Some men's and women's health tests including testicular, gynaecological and pregnancy scans are carried out using ultrasound.

X-ray

An X-ray machine produces a burst of high energy radiation which passes through the body to produce an image on a film or detector.