Stratford News Ribbon Cutting for new CT Scanner SHARE ON: justin, staff Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018 Photo: Supplied Tomorrow morning at 11am the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance and Stratford General Hospital Foundation will be doing a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Tomography (CT) Scanner. The HPHA purchased an HD CT Scanner to replace its current machine which is over 10 years old and approaching end of life. The new CT scanner will mean patients are exposed to 40 to 70 per cent less radiation compared to the current unit, while also allowing hospital staff to conduct more detailed exams at a much quicker pace The scanner cost $1.1 million, of which the foundation has already raised $950,000 from generous donors. There is no government funding for the purchase of a CT Scanner.