University Hospital, North Durham

Health written question – answered on 7th April 2005.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average cost of a scan undertaken by the University Hospital North Durham was in 2004–05.

Photo of Miss Melanie Johnson Miss Melanie Johnson Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health

Information on the average costs of scans at individual trusts is not held centrally.

The national average cost of an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan in direct access, where a general practitioner refers a patient directly to a trust for treatment, for the 2003–04 financial year was £309.63.


National schedule of Reference costs Appendix 1 relating to financial year 2003–04.

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