Medical Imaging At Global Diagnostics
ISO 9001 & ISO 27001

Global Diagnostics has been
certified by BSI to
ISO 27001 and ISO 9001
under certificate numbers
IS 571793 and FS 541391


Clinic Location
Global Clinic Norwich Colney Hall, Watton Road, Norwich, NR47TY
Three Shires Imaging The Avenue, Northampton, NN15DR

Direct Referral X-Ray Service

Global Diagnostics provide a direct referral X-Ray service.

Simply fax 01603 814349 or email your referral and we will contact you for an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

An X-Ray is a picture of the internal structures of the body produced by exposure to a controlled source of X-Rays and generally recorded on a sensitive phosphor plate.

There are small risks involved with X-Rays, but X-Rays are only used if the benefit to the patient outweighs the small risk involved.

If you think you might be pregnant, please inform us before your appointment.

No. However, please notify the radiology department if you have had a similar X-Ray recently or if you are a woman who is or might be pregnant.

You will be taken into the X-Ray room where the radiographer will position you for the X-Ray. Although the radiographer will go behind a screen, you will be seen and heard at all times. You will be asked to stay still and sometimes to take a deep breath in and hold it for a few seconds.

The process of taking the X-Ray will last only a few seconds, but the radiographer may need to take further X-Rays in different positions. Usually the full examination takes no longer than 5-10 minutes.

No the X-Ray is not painful.

Yes but for safety reasons, they will only be allowed into the examination room in special circumstances.

Request Your Scan

We can organise a scan for you as long as your Doctor thinks it's necessary. Please ask your doctor for a referral letter before booking your scan. Unfortunately we cannot process your booking request without a referral from your doctor.

Tell us what you think!

We always appreciate your feedback, so please don't hesitate to tell us what you think of our services by filling out our feedback form or by emailing us

If you have any further queries, please call us to talk to our radiographer or our administration team, on 01603 812266.