Case Studies

Mammography Chair – City Hospital, Birmingham

Wolverson X-Ray Ltd Delivers New Mammography Chair to City Hospital, Birmigham.

The City Hospital Breast Screening Unit, Birmingham have taken delivery of a brand new Akurus Mammography Chair from Wolverson x-ray Ltd. This was the first of 2 chairs bought by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and the other one was delivered to the Breast unit at Walsall Manor Hospital.

This breast care examination chair, which is mobile in all directions and has motorised height adjustment, is used for easy comfortable transport and positioning of patients during mammography screenings. The chair is made up of several segments including a moveable head rest which allows varies comfortable positions for the patient seated or lying down. Furthermore, in critical situations trendelenburg is available in seconds.

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“The staff are delighted with the equipment as it is compact, user friendly and aesthetically pleasing. The clients/patients find the positioning of the arm when lying down much more comfortable and we call it the Rolls Royce of chairs.”

Pat Bennett - Programme Manager

Mammography Chair - City Hospital, Birmingham - Wolverson X-Ray Limited
Left to Right, Wolverson X-Ray Regional Sales Manager Gurpal Matharu, Senior Radiographer Smitha Krishna-Pilllai, Programme Manager Pat Bennett, Consultant Radiographer Anne Powell (chair), Trainee Consultant Julie Shepherd, Consultant Radiographer Jennie Waldron, Advanced Practitioner Louise Tromans, Senior Radiographer Claire Magno, Advanced Practitioner Juliet Mazarura, and Clinical Superintendent Radiographer Syeda Khan.