W27 provides fast, accurate diagnosis of musculoskeletal symptoms and conditions using the latest state-of-the-art imaging facilities.

We offer:
• X-ray
• Ultrasound
• MRI scans
• CT scans
• Diagnostic injections
• Therapeutic injections
• Second opinion

Why you may be here

You may be looking for diagnostic scan after an injury. Or because you have been advised you need to undergo a scan and are looking for a radiologist you can trust. Or you may be a GP, sports physician or other medical professional wishing to refer a patient, or seeking a second opinion about a diagnosis.

We work directly with patients and referring clinicians to provide the answers to your questions.

Prompt testing accurate diagnosis Expert care

How our radiology service works

We offer our patients. scans and treatment using the most technically advanced equipment available, and working with specialist staff in their fields, at multiple locations for your choice and convenience.

Once you have been scanned, the images will be reported by Dr Basu, a specialist musculoskeletal radiologist, whose training and expertise allows him to identify and report diagnoses and analyse problems from your imaging.

Dr Basu will offer his expert diagnosis and recommendations based on scan findings, detailed in a report. He liaises closely with his referring clinicians to ensure the best possible management and treatment plan can be offered to you.

Whether you are a patient or a clinician looking for a radiology test or scans, W27 will give you:

Accurate expert diagnosis

Dr Subhasis Basu is a Consultant Musculoskeletal radiologist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and founder of W27. His NHS base within a Tertiary Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics, enables Dr Basu to routinely scan and have greater experience around the diagnosing and treating of common and uncommon musculoskeletal ailments.


Dr Basu is experienced in diagnosing various types of musculoskeletal problems, from common to lesser known conditions, and works closely within a multidisciplinary team in order to achieve the best patient care.

The latest radiology technology and approaches

We offer scanning at state-of-the-art facilities across the North-West and London utilising the latest scanners and software. Another example is access to open MRI scanners which maybe useful for patients who find conventional scanners claustrophobic.


A professional, friendly service provided in a calm, relaxed environment by specialist staff.


Appointments at a time and location to suit you.


A choice of six testing sites at present but always looking to expand.


A simple, clear explanation of symptoms in everyday language and a summary of the salient points with potential subsequent treatment options.

Diagnostic and therapeutic injections

Diagnostic and therapeutic injections as a less invasive alternative to surgery.

Straightforward booking and referral process

Call or email to book.

Specialist diagnosis with specialist treatment

W27 Diagnostics and Imaging work closely with other medical and healthcare professionals including:

  • Orthopaedic specialists
  • Sports & Exercise Medicine Physicians
  • Rheumatologists
  • GPs
  • Physiotherapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Occupational therapists

Our network is important, so that we can recommend other leading specialists to help you on your road to recovery.

Recent news and events

Keep Your Body and Mind Well Over Winter

If you have osteoarthritis or other painful conditions that affect your mobility, winter can be a challenging time. The combination of freezing temperatures, treacherous surfaces and fewer opportunities to get outside for exercise means some people experience a worsening of symptoms during the winter months and this may also impact your mental and emotional health.…

Read more