The acute work of the Trust is concentrated at the University
Hospital of North Durham and Darlington Memorial Hospital, which
offer a full comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging and
interventional procedures, as well as substantial plain film
reporting and ultrasound service.
The departments at DMH and UHND operate a 24/7 plain film and CT
The department at Bishop Auckland Hospital offers a wide range
of mainly outpatient based CT, plain film and ultrasound
procedures. It also provides plain film imaging for the PCT urgent
care/minor injury unit.
BAH operates 8.45am - 5pm Monday - Sunday in line with the
Radiology service provided at Shotley Bridge hospital
All four sites, offer an open access service for plain film
imaging during 9am - 4.30pm.
A range of plain film and ultrasound services are also provided
at Stanley Health Centre, and Chester-le-Street and Sedgefield
Community Hospitals. These support local out-patient clinics and
general practitioners and provide diagnostic imaging in a community
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital