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Laver Consultancy Limited at Hykeham Chiropractic

Overall: Good read more about inspection ratings

501 Newark Road, South Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 9NP 07907 594411

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Laver Consultancy Limited

Important: This service was previously registered at a different address - see old profile

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Background to this inspection

Updated 11 October 2023

Laver Consultancy Limited is an independent diagnostic and screening service based in Lincolnshire. The provider is a sole trader who offers diagnostic musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound and reporting for a range of joint, bone, muscle, and soft tissue problems.

The provider performed scans for 704 patients in the 12 months before we inspected of these 687 were adults and 17 were children or young people under the age of 18. Most scans were performed on external (688) areas of the body, 16 scans were internal.

We inspected the provider at the Hykeham Chiropractic Clinic in Lincoln. The Hykeham Clinic is not regulated by the CQC.

The service is provided to the whole population.

The service is led by a CQC registered manager.

Overall inspection


Updated 11 October 2023

We carried out a comprehensive inspection of Laver Consultancy Limited on 19 September 2023. It was the first time we inspected this service.

Laver Consultancy Limited is an independent health provider who offers diagnostic imaging through sonography to the general public.

Before the inspection we reviewed information we had about the location, including information we received and available intelligence. The inspection was announced at short notice.

We rated it as good because:

  • The service had enough staff to care for patients and keep them safe. Staff had training in key skills, understood how to protect patients from abuse, and managed safety well. The service mostly controlled infection risk well. Staff kept good care records.
  • Staff worked for the benefit of patients, supported them to make decisions about their care, and had access to good information.
  • Staff treated patients with compassion and kindness and respected their privacy and dignity.
  • The service planned care to meet the needs of local people and made it easy for people to give feedback. People could access the service when they needed it and did not have to wait too long for treatment.
  • The service used reliable information systems. Staff were focused on the needs of patients receiving care. The service engaged well with patients to plan and manage services.

Diagnostic and screening services


Updated 11 October 2023

The provider offers a diagnostic musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound scanning and reporting service for a range of common disorders, injuries, and diseases. For example, the services offers ultrasound scans of the abdomen, renal tract, aorta, carotid arterial, neck, thyroid and temporal artery. Imagining is usually reported on within 24 hours.

Patients can self-refer themselves for treatment through an online booking platform for an appointment at 1 of 7 clinics throughout Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire.