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12 October, 2018
New telephone numbers for Paul Strickland Scanner Centre

As part of a programme to take our IT and communications systems the next level, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is introducing an advanced new telephone system. As a result, all phone numbers for the centre will change on 15 October. [...]read more

3 September, 2018
MP opens new charity-funded MRI unit at Mount Vernon

A new £1.5million charity-funded MRI scanner unit at Mount Vernon was officially opened by the MP Tim Farron, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy, during a special event on Monday (3/9) night. The scanner unit was paid for by charity Paul Strickland Scanner Centre and will bring a multitude of benefits to patients. [...]read more

14 August, 2018
Dual-energy CT scanning

“Research is increasingly showing that dual-energy CT can detect response to certain treatments earlier — which conventional CTs cannot predict. Sometimes a tumour may not change in size but it may change in blood flow and we can use dual-energy to help assess blood flow indirectly," said Dr Andrew Gogbashian, our lead consultant for CT, in a recent interview for Inside View magazine. [...]read more

2 July, 2018
Centre receives award for innovation in whole-body MRI

An award that recognises our innovation in the area of whole-body MRI scanning for cancer has been presented to our CEO, Claire Strickland. The annual VWV Pharmaceutical Industry Networking Group (PING) Innovation Award recognises and supports innovation and excellence in the pharmaceutical and life sciences supply chain. [...]read more


10 June, 2018
Installation of new MRI scanner for Mount Vernon Cancer Centre underway

Installation of a £1.5 million MRI scanner for Mount Vernon Cancer Centre is underway. [...]read more

24 May, 2018
We've updated our privacy policy

We've updated our privacy policy, which tells you what we do with the information we hold about you - please take the time to review it. [...]read more

11 May, 2018
Hundreds take part in fundraising walk

Despite the hot weather, more than 200 people affected by cancer, their family members and friends attended the annual Paul Strickland Scanner Centre Spring Walk on Bank Holiday Monday (7/5) to help raise money for medical equipment at Mount Vernon Hospital. [...]read more

27 April, 2018
Have your dental scans with us

When you next need a dental scan, why not ask your dentist to refer you to Paul Strickland Scanner Centre? [...]read more




13 March, 2018
New prostate cancer scan brings hope

A new type of scan that could help catch and treat prostate cancer earlier – possibly resulting in a cure in some cases – is now available at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre. [...]read more

5 March, 2018
New MRI scanner appeal launched

We're launching a major fundraising drive to raise money for a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner at Mount Vernon Hospital that could have huge benefits for patients. [...]read more


5 February, 2018
Mayoral cash boost to benefit patients

Medical equipment worth £16,475 will help patients receiving scans at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre (Mount Vernon Hospital) it has been announced, thanks to a fundraising drive by the past Mayor of Hillingdon. [...]read more


15 January, 2018
Sharing our knowledge on whole body MRI scanning for cancer

We’ve shared our unique approach to whole-body MRI with professionals worldwide by publishing it online via a video tutorial “how to” guide. [...]read more




27 November, 2017
Paul Strickland Scanner Centre gives inside view on Iron Age feasting rituals

We've scanned what could be our oldest patients yet at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre after we were selected by a team of archaeologists to help solve an Iron Age mystery. [...]read more



8 November, 2017
Centre supports International Day of Radiology

Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is today (8/11) highlighting the crucial role played by medical imaging in modern healthcare by supporting the International Day of Radiology 2017. [...]read more


26 October, 2017
Grow a moustache and raise money to help men with cancer

Cancer is the most common cause of death in British men, with 86,000 diagnosed in 2014 according to Cancer Research UK. Paul Strickland Scanner Centre has been fighting to improve both diagnosis and monitoring of cancer since 1985, and survival rates have increased significantly since — but more needs to be done. [...]read more


3 October, 2017
Centre consultant receives 2017 ICIS Gold Medal

Anwar Padhani, lead MRI consultant at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, has just received a major international award. [...]read more


29 September, 2017
Our website gets an upgrade

With thousands of patients relying on the internet for information about their scan, we’re pleased to tell you that we’ve just carried out a major revamp of our website. [...]read more





4 September, 2017
New scanner for Cancer Centre

A new, £1.5million MRI scanner we’re buying for Mount Vernon Cancer Centre will reduce waiting times for hospital patients who need treatment. [...]read more

6 September, 2017
Paul Strickland Scanner Centre awarded national quality mark

Paul Strickland Scanner Centre at Mount Vernon Hospital has recently been awarded a prestigious national quality mark by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) [...]read more




1 August, 2017
Protecting patients with low dose scans

Our cutting-edge CT scanner is able to produce superior high-resolution images with far less radiation than the national standards set by the NHS. [...]read more