WATCH: Crane lifts new MRI magnet into N&N

NNUH footage shows new MRI magnet delivered to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

The new MRI magnet needed a large crane to carefully deliver it to the hospital - CREDIT: NNUH - Credit: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Footage from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has captured the moment it received a delivery of a large magnet for their new MRI machine.  

The replacement programme is part of an £8m project to replace vital imaging equipment that will change four MRI scanners and a CT scanner at the trust.  

The precious cargo was carefully lifted into the hospital ward via a large crane on Sunday (August 22). The new equipment will benefit patients through improved quality of imaging, safety improvements and an enhanced experience. 

The £8m project has been funded by the government’s 2019 ‘Aged Assets’ scheme, as well as through additional ‘Adapt and Adopt’ Covid-19 funding.  

NNUH footage shows new MRI magnet delivered to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

The new MRI machine equipment will improve the quality of images - CREDIT: NNUH - Credit: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Work on the £8m project first went under way in November, and one of the new MRI scanners was used in May.

The exciting moment was shared by the NNUH on social media via a time lapse video.  

You can watch it below: 



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