Imaging and Radiodiagnostic examinations or tests carried out in the financial year 2010/11 include data for England, Strategic Health Authorities, and NHS Trusts, split by imaging modality.
The key points from the latest release are:
The total number of imaging examinations or tests, covering the period 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011 was 38,806,000 compared to 37,742,000 in the period April 1 2009 to 31 March 2010. This is an increase of 2.8%.
Of these imaging examinations or tests, 22.2 million were X-Rays (radiographs), 4.0 million were Computed Tomography (CT), 2.1 million were Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), 8.6 million were Ultrasound, 0.6 million for Radio isotopes and 1.3 million for Fluoroscopy.