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Walk in Policy General Xray

12:33 24 July in Patient News, Referrer News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Examples of X-rays that may be suitable for walk in service: OPG XR Chest XR Knee XR Hand XR Ribs [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]North Coast Radiology Group offers a walk-in service for General X-ray and OPG. For the patient’s convenience, it is recommended they phone ahead or make an appointment if they have time restraints, limited mobility or require x-rays of multiple body areas. Examples of X-rays that may require a booking are: XR Full Spine XR Paediatric Head Skeletal Survey Paediatric Xray Patients with limited mobility[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Vascular Extremity Ultrasound

08:55 12 June in Referrer Information by ncradgroup

HELP US HELP YOU The information outlined in the flow chart below will save us having to contact you for clarification/new referrals or the patient returning to you with the incorrect examination performed. VASCULAR EXTREMITY ULTRASOUND Incomplete referral one Examination requested: Ultrasound Leg Arteries Is this asking for the Leg Arteries of one side or Bilateral Leg Arteries? Anatomical side/s must be indicated on the referral. Incomplete referral two Examination requested: Ultrasound Doppler Leg Is this arterial or venous? If venous, is it acute (DVT or SVT/STP) or chronic (VV or Deep Vein Reflux)? Acute venous studies are always examined ASAP so please ask your patient to book...

ILO Chest X-ray B Reader Reporting Now Available

13:06 16 February in Company News by ncradgroup

We are delighted to announce that Dr Ian Cappe is one of only thirteen Radiologists in Australia who have successfully completed the NIOSH B Reader examination; thereby becoming the only radiologist within NSW certified to classify chest X-rays for the identification of pneumoconioses using the International Labour Office (ILO) Classification system. Coal workers are at risk of developing pneumoconiosis from the cumulative inhalation of respirable coal mine dust over several years. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been pursing means to facilitate and standardize the evaluation of Chest images with ILO Classification. Qualified NIOSH B readers have demonstrated proficiency in...

Company changes

13:06 16 February in Chatswood Ryde, Clarence Valley Imaging, Company News, North Coast Radiology by ncradgroup

2017 was a year of significant change for the North Coast Radiology Group with our partnering with Quadrant Private Equity, Qscan and X Radiology. Integration of our experience and technology will ensure we continue to provide superior Radiology Services for our Patients and Referrers. We will still be locally operated. Since the change, managers, staff and radiologists continue to produce exceptional quality imaging whilst remaining focused on patient care. Over the coming months North Coast Radiology Group will welcome significant enhancements with the installation of a Digital Xray Machine in Casino and upgrading the Hologic Genius 3D Mammography machine in Grafton to Tomosynthesis. For more...

Maclean branch temporarily closed – now open

12:53 04 January in Clarence Valley Imaging by ncradgroup

Branch open again! Please call 6603 2800 to confirm any appointments. ____________________________________________________________________ The destructive storm in Maclean on Tuesday has forced the closure of our Maclean branch. We hope to have the branch open by the 9th January but will only be for Ultrasounds. [caption id="attachment_3478" align="alignnone" width="512"] Damage caused by storm to roof at Clarence Valley Imaging Maclean[/caption]...

Goonellabah – Now Open

11:48 21 November in Company News, North Coast Radiology, Practice Information, Referrer News by hspurgeon

NORTH COAST RADIOLOGY OPENS NEW BRANCH IN GOONELLABAH North Coast Radiology is pleased to announce the opening of their new Radiology branch in Goonellabah on 14th November. This represents a major enhancement in the availability of quality Diagnostic Imaging Services in the Northern Rivers region. North Coast Radiology is locally owned and operated and this new branch fits with the overall objective of delivering services where they are needed within the areas it operates. While the new facility has space to expand the range of Diagnostic Imaging services over time, initially the following will be included: Digital X-Ray – an essential starting...

Position Vacant – Radiologist

15:50 27 April in Jobs by hspurgeon

An opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Radiologist to join the North Coast Radiology Group. North Coast Radiology is based in the Northern Rivers area of NSW serving, Byron Bay, Ballina, Lismore and Grafton regions.   This unique opportunity offers: Attractive and competitive remuneration package, with incentives for the right candidate; Generous and flexible annual leave; Great location; Excellent opportunity for Radiologists looking to join a dynamic radiology group; Modern and high quality imaging equipment; Professional support teams.   North Coast Radiology Group is an independent, Radiologist owned and run practice, established in 1974.  It provides high end, comprehensive diagnostic and...