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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...

Relay for Life – Cancer Council

12:22 19 April in Clarence Valley Imaging, Company News, Patient News by hspurgeon

Well another Relay has come and gone for 2016! Sharon Powell, Cluster Manager for Clarence Valley Imaging had the following good news to report:   The Grafton relay has raised $70,000 to date with our CVI team raising $2563.70. Special thanks to everyone who was involved in the Relay whether it was in a big or small way. Special thanks to:- *    NCRG for sponsoring the event as well as our team *    anyone that donated prizes or money, with special mention to Jess Dean Photography for our major prize *    those that sold raffle tickets *    Cortney and Kate who decorated our baton (many many people commented at the Relay...

CT Coronary Angiography – Now Available in Lismore

11:37 17 November in North Coast Radiology, Patient News, Referrer News by hspurgeon

North Coast Radiology is proud to expand its clinical services to the community by offering a state-of-the-art Cardiac CT imaging service at St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Lismore, with the award winning Toshiba 160 Slice Aquilion Prime CT. Cardiac CT can give valuable information about the status of the coronary arteries in an outpatient setting.   The Aquilion PRIME features: 160 slice technology to provide high resolution views of the coronary arteries, Very fast scan times that reduce the length of breath holds that are required, A large CT opening and wide CT couch top to make for a comfortable, non-threatening examination, Dose reduction CT technology to...

MRI comes to Ballina

00:00 20 May in Company News, Patient News, Referrer News, Service Updates by hspurgeon

North Coast Radiology Group is continuing to expand its services with the introduction of MRI services from our Ballina branch. Installed in late 2014, the 1.5T MRI machine will enable us to support patients with their non-medicare eligible examinations. Generally, these are examinations which are requested by GP's or Allied Health for which no medicare rebate is available. Rebateable examinations will be booked at our Lismore and Grafton practices for the Northern NSW region....

Update to Image and Report Format and Delivery

00:00 19 October in Chatswood Ryde, Clarence Valley Imaging, Company News, North Coast Radiology, Practice Information, Referrer News by ncradgroup

North Coast Radiology Group has recently made some upgrades to how images and reports are produced and made available to referring practitioners. North Coast Radiology has joined Clarence Valley Imaging in migrating to no film - unless specifically requested. This has evolved for a number of reasons including environmental, uptake in technology by practitioners, storage problems for practices and patients alike not to mention the challenges in disposing of film. All eligible referrers have the option to access images online and if not already set up to do so, please contact us   The whole North Coast Radiology Group (Chatswood & Ryde Radiology, Clarence...