About us

The Ultrasound Centre is part of South East Ultrasound Ltd —  setup in 2012 by six UK post-graduate qualified sonographers from Kent. We provide a diagnostic ultrasound imaging service as well as early pregnancy and obstetric Baby 3D/4D scanning.

The Ultrasound Centre uses the latest GE Ultrasound Technology providing the best imaging technology available. With the combined wealth of knowledge and experience of its skilled sonographers we offer private and self referrals in Well Woman, Well Man and general diagnostic Ultrasound examinations as well as a range of obstetric scanning —  which includes early pregnancy, viability/reassurance scans, and Baby 3D / 4D bonding scans. 

The GE technology produces amazing 3D/4D images which can then be taken home as still images and clips on digital media. This is the perfect opportunity to help bond with the baby and to share the experience with family and friends. 

Based within the BodySym Physiotherapy Clinic located in Ramsgate, (Thanet) Kent we are able to offer weekends, evenings and daytime appointments to suit the needs of our clients. 

All sonographers are members of the Society of Radiographers as well as the British Medical Ultrasound Society.

For more information please call 01843 808182
Email info@theultrasoundcentre.co.uk

 

Meet Our Staff

Southeast Ultrasound Limited comprises of six sonographers who are all company directors.

 

 

Jane Stovold
Health Professionals Council Member no. RA24109
Society of Radiographers Member no. 13711
Professional Qualifications: 
Diploma of Royal College of Radiographers, 1977
Diploma in Medical Ultrasound, 1981

Jane is our most experienced sonographer with more than 30 years experience in the NHS. Jane moved to Canterbury 25 years ago and, along with Ann Richardson, first developed the ultrasound service within East Kent Hospital Trust. Jane remained Principal Sonographer for 20 years until she stepped down in order to reduce her number of working hours. Jane has trained sonographers since the establishment of the service and was the first clinical skills trainer for NAAASP within this locality. Jane also now works within the GP community and is due to retire from her post within the NHS. Jane joins the team at the The Ultrasound Centre Ramsgate, Kent.

 

Ann Richardson
Health Professions Council Member no. RA25054
Society or Radiographers Member no. 34761
Professional Qualifications:
Diploma of Royal College of Radiographers, 1982
Diploma in Medical Ultrasound, 1988

Ann has more than 28 years experience working as an NHS sonographer. During her career Ann has acted as deputizing lead sonographer at Kent and Canterbury Hospital and role extended into teaching musculoskeletal rheumatology ultrasound. Ann is also a clinical skills trainer for the National Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (NAASP). Ann currently provides ultrasound services for the GP community in East and West Kent, and now joins the team at the the Ultrasound Centre Ramsgate, Kent.

 

Fay Smith
Health Professions Council Member no. RA34289
Society or Radiographers Member no. 45786
Professional Qualifications:
PG Dip in Medical Ultrasound, 1997
MSc of Science in Interprofessional Health (Ultrasound Practice), 2000

Fay has over 18 years experience as a sonographer during which time she has acted as Principal Sonographer for East Kent NHS Trust and also role extended in to infant hip scanning. Fay left the NHS to pursue a career as an agency sonographer working in a busy London based hospital, and more recently has provided ultrasound services to local GP surgeries in Kent. Fay is a welcome addition to the team at the the Ultrasound Centre in Ramsgate, Kent.

 

Kimberley Evans
Health Professions Council Member no. RA38436
Society or Radiographers Member no. 51643
Professional Qualifications:
PG Dip Medical Imaging - Diagnostic Ultrasound, 2007
PG Cert Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2001

Kim worked as an obstetrics and gynaecological sonographer at Medway Maritime Hospital for 6 years during which time she tooksabbatical leave to work as a locum in Australia. Kim moved to Kent after qualifying in general medical ultrasound at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and has since worked at QEQM hospital Margate, where she has taken up the role of Screening Support Sonographer. Kim participates in training new sonographers and has supported Ann in training scan technicians recruited by the local NAAASP. Kim also now works within the GP community, and is a valued member of the team at the Ultrasound Centre Ramsgate, Kent.

 

Linda Johnstone
Health Professions Council Member no. RA40166
Society or Radiographers Member no. 53568
Professional Qualifications:
PG Dip in General and Small Parts Medical Ultrasound, 2004
PG Cert in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound Imaging, 2003

Linda has been qualified as a sonographer for11 years and was a senior sonographer at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, before leaving to provide ultrasound services for the GP community . Before Linda’s career in the NHS she worked as a team leader for British Gas/Transco and has ran two successful Prince’s Trust Volunteers programmes to help young adults acquire skills and qualifications to gain employment. Linda now works in the community and at the The Ultrasound Centre Ramsgate, Kent.

 

Helen French
Health Professions Council Member no. RA49101
Society or Radiographers Member no. 63776
Professional Qualifications:
PG Dip General Medical Ultrasound, 2010
PG Cert Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2008

Helen has had an extensive career in the NHS which began in the field of dentistry. A qualification in dental radiography prompted a change in career path, first in to diagnostic radiography, and subsequently medical ultrasound. After working several years in the NHS Helen made the transition in to agency sonography, and has worked in London hospitals, as well as within the GP community in East and West Kent. Helen has a keen interest in teaching and aspires to continue her studies to masters level with a future role extension in to lecturing. Helen joins the team at the The Ultrasound Centre Ramsgate, Kent.