Edinburgh Imaging

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ page provides answers to the most common questions we are asked.

There are four different imaging centres at the Edinburgh Bioquarter / Little France site.

Be sure to check at which centre your appointment is, before you set out from home.

What do I need to know about my scan in the:


Edinburgh Imaging Facility - The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Hospital (EIF RIE)

When you arrive at EIF-RIE:

  • You will need to buzz for access at the main door.
  • We will ask you to be seated in the reception area.
  • Once seated, we will ask you to complete a screening form.
  • A radiographer will collect you when it's time for your scan.
  • Read our FAQ on having a MR scan 
  • Directions to EIF-RIE


Edinburgh Imaging Facility - Queen's Medical Research Institute (EIF-QMRI)

When you arrive at EIF-QMRI: