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This is a summary of the Devon commissioning policy for Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scanning
Please note the nearest provider for Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging is Cheltenham.
Referral for open MRI scanning of greater than 0.5T as an alternative to conventional MRI in secondary care is commissioned only for:
Standing, upright, weight-bearing or positional MRI will not be commissioned.
Patients who are not eligible for treatment under this policy may be considered for exceptionality on an individual basis.
Date of publication: November 2011
This commissioning decision was adopted by Northern, Eastern and Western
Devon CCG and South Devon and Torbay CCG on 1 April 2013, having been
originally agreed by the previous commissioning organisation.
This policy has been adopted from Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG
and South Devon and Torbay CCG by NHS Devon CCG from 1 April 2019