Spire Windsor Clinic provides the latest in technology with its fully digital X-ray facility.

Private digital X-ray service, Spire Windsor Clinic, Berkshire

Advantages of digital X-ray

  • Patient X-ray time reduced
  • Quicker turnaround time of images
  • Uses less radiation than conventional methods

X-rays can take images of any bone in the body and are also used to look at the heart, lungs and blood vessels. X-rays travel through your body where they are absorbed at different levels by different tissues such as bones, muscles and organs. When the X-rays come out on the other side of your body they hit a photographic film and make a pattern of light and shade.

X-rays at Spire Windsor Clinic are kept in a digital format and shown on a computer screen, allowing faster access by consultants to images.

Digital X-rays can be used to check:

  • bones for fractures or infection
  • joints for damage or inflammation
  • soft tissues and organs for signs of disease

Having an X-ray

The radiographer will position you on a table in an X-ray room. They will then place a digital recording plate under the area that’s being X-rayed.

The radiographer will then walk behind a wall or into the next room to activate the X-ray machine. The whole procedure is painless and is usually completed within five to ten minutes.

Open to all

Patients will need to be assessed for suitability for a digital X-ray scan by their GP or consultant and then referred.

Patients who are not covered by medical insurance will need to pay on the day by debit/credit card or cash. For prices and any other enquiries, call our enquiry line on 01753 665404
or click the 'Enquire' button at the top of this page and complete our online enquiry form.