Diagnostic services at Spire Harpenden Hospital

Spire Harpenden Hospital offers a broad range of private scans, tests and investigations to patients including MRI, CT, X-ray, mammogram and ultrasound.

Our services are designed to help your GP or consultant make as accurate a diagnosis as possible. Tests and investigations also help to monitor progress for patients undergoing a course of treatment.

Spire Harpenden Hospital can provide rapid access to some of the latest diagnostic imaging for all privately insured and self-funding patients. The range of scanning capabilities at our private hospital ensures that any area of your body - including bones, soft tissue, veins and blood vessels - can be scanned to determine whether further treatment or investigation is necessary.

As with all our services, patients who come to Spire Harpenden for a diagnostic procedure can expect to receive the highest quality treatment in a clean, comfortable and relaxed private hospital environment.

Call 01582 714 420 or email us at info@spireharpenden.com to obtain a guide price or for any of our diagnostic procedures at Spire Harpenden Hospital.

MRI scan

An MRI can help diagnose and monitor many different medical conditions.

Read more about this type of scan and the excellent MRI facilities at Spire Harpenden

CT scan

A CT scan provides detailed views of areas of the body that may be hard to reach.

Read more about having a CT scan at Spire Harpenden Hospital

X-ray service

X-rays can take images of any bone in the body and are also used to look at the heart, lungs and blood vessels. Read more about X-rays and Spire Harpenden's 6 day-a-week service.


Ultrasound scans the internal organs and blood flow and looks for any changes in organs and tissue. Read more about this type of scan and our private ultrasound service. 


A mammogram can detect cancer in its early stages and also find cancers that are too small to feel. Read more about our private mammography service.

Doppler Ultrasound

A Doppler ultrasound scan is a small machine that is used to measure the blood supply to the
legs. For more information on Doppler ultrasounds please complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

The benefits of private scans, tests and investigations at Spire Harpenden Hospital

You can expect:

  • High levels of comfort and safety
  • Convenient appointment times
  • Competitive pricing
  • Highly skilled and supportive staff
  • Easy access with free car parking

All tests are performed by experienced technicians using equipment of the highest quality. You will be cared for in a clean and comfortable hospital environment.

Convenient appointment times

Appointments for all of our diagnostic services can be made quickly and a time convenient for you. Many of our scans and tests are available 7 days a week.

MRI Scan

Mon - Sat: 08:00 - 20:00

CT Scan

Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 17:00


Mon - Sat: 08:00 - 20:00


Mon - Sat: 08:30 - 20:00


General: Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 17:00

Breast clinic: Mon: 18:00 - 21:00, Tues: 17:00 - 18:30, Wed: 18:00 - 21:00, Fri: 14:00 - 18:00, Sat: 09:00 - 12:00

Doppler ultrasound

Mon - Sat: 08:30 - 20:00

To arrange a private test or scan at Spire Harpenden Hospital, call 01582 714 420

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