Self Referrals

There is no need for you to be referred to us by a GP or medical consultant. Refer yourself by completing our online form.

 

 

Refer Yourself
Self Referral

Why Self Refer?

There is no need for you to be referred to us by a GP or medical consultant.  You can easily refer yourself for an MRI scan by completing our online form. Simply tell us about the reason you want the scan, the part of the body that you want scanned and answer some safety questions.  Once received, we will then review and contact you directly to discuss and book your appointment.

Your Health Matters

Take greater control of your health: diagnose health issues or reassure yourself that you are in good health.

Competitive Pricing

Although an MRI scan with us is more affordable than you realise, your Health, on the other hand, is priceless.

Fast Assessments

If you can not get a scan in the timeframe that you would hope for, we can offer you a scan within a week.

Claustrophobic or Anxious?

Upright Open MRI scanners are designed to help with a fear of enclosed spaces.

Patient Satisfaction

Friendly and professional staff, safe comfortable settings, personal care at all times, and expert reporting.

Comfort

If you are of a larger stature or find it difficult to lie down, then refer yourslf for an open scan with Upright MRI.

Have a Question?

Read our FAQs

Our FAQ section can answer many of your questions, however if you have a question that is not there or you would like to discuss a diagnostic scan with us then please contact one of our friendly team members at any one of our locations or complete our contact form. We will be pleased to help.

Process

How to Self Refer

At all times our primary concern is your wellbeing.  We will at every stage b there to help you through what may be an anxious time.  Our friendly team will explain the procedure and be able to anser any questions or concerns.  Below is a walkthrough of what to expect on a visit.  Please see our FAQs for more information or please call us to discuss any issues.

 

 

1

Complete our online form

The first step to arranging your MRI is to either send us the referral form from your consultant or GP, or to ask them to send it to us on your behalf.

Alternatively, if you wish to self refer, please complete the online form here.

 Choose an appointment

Once your form has been received and vetted by our clinical team, you will be contacted by a member of our administrative team, who will ask you some simple safety questions to ensure that you are MRI safe.

If they have no concerns they will then offer to schedule you an appointment at a mutually convenient time 

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 Choose an appointment

Once your form has been received and vetted by our clinical team, you will be contacted by a member of our administrative team, who will ask you some simple safety questions to ensure that you are MRI safe.

If they have no concerns they will then offer to schedule you an appointment at a mutually convenient time 

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Your MRI Scan

We ask that you arrive fifteen minutes prior to your appointment time. Our radiographers will explain the entire process to you, and will answer any questions you have prior to commencing the scan.

An MRI scan is performed in ‘sequences’. At the start of each sequence you will be informed of the duration, and asked to remain as still as possible.

 

Reports

Your scan images will be assigned to a specialist consultant radiologist for reporting. The report will be completed within 2 working days.

The report will be sent to your referring medical professional, who will discuss these results with you directly. If you have self-referred for the MRI, the report will be sent to you directly, as well as your GP.

Your scan images will be made available to you on CD.

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Reports

Your scan images will be assigned to a specialist consultant radiologist for reporting. The report will be completed within 2 working days.

The report will be sent to your referring medical professional, who will discuss these results with you directly. If you have self-referred for the MRI, the report will be sent to you directly, as well as your GP.

Your scan images will be made available to you on CD.

Patients

Refer Yourself

Refer yourself and book a scan today with Upright MRI at any one of our locations: London; Birmingham; or Leeds.  At this stage all we ask is that you complete a simple form and satisfy the safety questions. We will then contact directly.

Are you pursuing a medico-legal claim?

Medico Legal

We are the upright and open MRI provider of choice for many of the UK’s largest medico legal companies, providing their clients who struggle with anxiety and claustrophobia an alternative to traditional supine MRI when it is required.

Upright MRI

Experts in Medico Legal

We have a great deal of experience in this area, and see many medico legal patients each and every month.

If you suffer from claustrophobia or anxiety and are pursuing a medico-legal claim, please speak to your claim manager about the possibility of being referred to one of our centres for your MRI scan.

Feel free to pass along our contact details if required – but it’s likely that they will already know how to get in touch with us.

 

Watch

Our Videos

Please take some time and watch our videos. Hear some patient experiences, and feel calmer after after watching our video about claustophobia and anxiety.

Patient Testimonials

We pride ourselves on the feedback we have from our Patients. We are rated Excellent on Doctify. Read patient reviews below.

Patients and Referrers

Start Your Journey

Book an MRI scan directly with us by completeing the Self referral form.  We will then contact you to discuss your specific requirements, and confirm the costs with you.

OR

if you are a Referrer wishing to refer a patient complete our online forms.

Speak to the team

Get in Touch

Call us on 020 7637 2888 or complete our enquiry form if you would like to discuss an MRI scan with Upright MRI.

Our friendly team members are on hand and will be more than happy to help with any questions that you may have.