Ultrasound scanning

ultrasound scanning East Surrey Hospital

An ultrasound scan, sometimes called a sonogram, is a procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body, such as the heart.

SASH offers ultrasound scanning at East Surrey Hospital, Crawley Hospital and Horsham Hospital.

Ultrasound services are available by appointment only.


Obstetric ultrasound scanning

20 week fetal ultrasound scanObstetric patients are referred via their midwife for obstetric scans, which are based within the Women’s and Children’s Health Department at East Surrey Hospital and Crawley Hospital.



General ultrasound scanning

ultrasound-general-150x150GPs can refer patients directly for general ultrasound scans, often in cases of abdominal and pelvic pain.  The patient will normally be offered the earliest appointment available, however if the patient has a preference of date or time, this should be indicated on the request form.  Results are dispatched to GPs electronically within four days, and usually within 48 hours.


Patient information

Ultrasound Aspiration December 2017 Ultrasound Breast December 2017 Ultrasound CR Breast + or – Fna December 2017 Ultrasound ES no prep December 2017 Ultrasound ES Vascular December 2017 Ultrasound FB February 2020 Ultrasound Head Neck December 2018 (3) Ultrasound NBM December 2017



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