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New X-ray systems help increase patient throughput

Blackpool’s Victoria Hospital has been able to increase patient throughput with the help of five new X-ray systems from Siemens Healthcare. The Ysio systems have been installed in the hospital’s A&E and outpatients and departments, where they are used to perform orthopaedic procedures such as spine and leg alignment work. Lesley Stanney, Radiology Clinical Manager at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, part of the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, says the orthopaedic package is simpler for radiographers to use than the