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Corby Community Diagnostic Centre
A single point of access to an array of services in the community
A new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) is planned to be located within the Willowbrook Health Complex in Corby.
The proposed Corby Community Diagnostic Centre belongs to a wider government plan to help tackle diagnostics waiting time backlogs and speed-up vital care for local patients. More information can be found on the government website.
The aim is to get the Corby Community Diagnostic Centre up and running by 2024.
The Community Diagnostic Centres in Northamptonshire will be run by the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group, and the NHS Northamptonshire Integrated Care Board will oversee the work. There will be two community Diagnostic Centres, one in Corby and one in the Kings Heath area of Northampton.
A Community Diagnostic Centre is not a walk-in centre, it is a ‘one stop shop’. To give a co-ordinated approach for planned diagnostics. Access is through GP referrals, screening programme and outpatient appointments.
The proposed facility will benefit thousands of local people needing diagnostics tests for MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Echocardiogram.
The Community Diagnostic Centre will also include:
Diagnostic imaging for MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Echocardiogram
Consult examination and assessment rooms
Welcoming reception and waiting area
Sufficient parking for patients and staff
The aims of the Community Diagnostic Centre are:
Improve population health outcomes by earlier diagnoses of significant health conditions
To increase diagnostic capacity in terms of workforce, facilities, and equipment
To improve productivity and efficiency of diagnostic activity
To deliver a better, more personalised diagnostic experience
To contribute to reducing health inequalities.
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