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Hip Screening Scan

Objective of Scan:

  • Detailed investigation to exclude pathology such as hip dysplasia and hip dislocation
Inclusive of:

  • Detailed report and images
  • 20 minute appointment
Price: £110inclusive of the £30 deposit paid at the time of booking.
please note, there is an additional charge of £25 for twin pregnancies.
Further Information:

The scan is available to newborn babies and is recommended that the most accurate time to scan is when baby is over 6 weeks old. This is when the hips are more mature. The nappy can be left on and just the tabs to be opened on the side of scanning to obtain access to the hip.

The parents would be required to stay with their baby and may be needed to assist on a suitable position that we can scan baby.

Please note that it is your responsibility to forward your report/findings to your GP/Healthcare provider.

All scans are performed by qualified sonographers with diagnostic paedatric ultrasound scanning


Can the baby eat and drink before my scan?

There are no restrictions that you cannot eat before your scan.

Who will perform the scan?

All of our sonographers are qualified with diagnostic paediatric ulltrasound scanning experience, and are accredited by either the Health Professional Council,  The General Medical Council, or Society of Radiographers and work within the NHS alongside their role with My Ultra Healthcare Ltd.

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Please bring your along your hospital notes (if you have been given them) and reports to assist our Sonographers if a referral is required.

Will you advise me of any abnormalities?

Please note, our scans do not replace any of your NHS scans. During your appointment in an event of any medical referral is required, we will discuss this with you and provide a full report for to forward to your health practitioner.

Do I still need to visit the NHS if I had a scan with you?

Yes, our services are a complementary service, which works alongside the NHS.

What happens in terms of referrals?

We advise all our customers to advise their GP/Healthcare Provider know of their intention to have a scan with us. On arrival at My Ultra Healthcare we will ask you to complete a registration form, where your GP/healthcare provider  details will be requested. If from the scan there shows a need to contact or share any information regarding your scan, you are responsible for providing the report to your GP/Healthcare Provider.

I have medical insurance; can I claim for my scans?

My Ultra Healthcare will be paid directly by the patient and invoice will be provided. Any claims made are between the insurance company and patient and is based on the decision of the insurance company. My Ultra Healthcare would advise to check with your insurance company first, to avoid disappointment.

How many guests/children can come with me?

We recognise the importance of having friends and family attend with you. We are happy for family and friends to attend, however due to limitations in space and seating, we are able to accommodate up to 5 people with the patient and children are welcome too.