PET-CT scanners, which helps diagnose and monitor tumours throughout treatment, are set to be taken over by a company called InHealth, leaving leaders of Oxford’s world class cancer teams aghast.
The Banbury Guardian has been told that Oxford University Hospitals Trust’s (OUH) bid for the world-renowned service they provide but were passed over in favour of the company which – if the deal is confirmed – will move the operation away from the Churchill Hospital. “This is not something that’s easy to do. The scanners are in specially reinforced buildings and cost £1.6m each,” said an insider.
Full story on Banbury Guardian, 27 February 2019