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Electronic access to your images

17:33 10 December in Patient News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are pleased to be able to offer an opt-in facility to our patients where you can view, share and store your radiology images. Some of the advantages are: Access your images via phone, tablet or computer 24 hours after your appointment Grant access to others such as specialists, family etc You are fully in control of who has access No need to store and carry films Report available electronically 7 days after the appointment   Click here for more information in PDF format For specific help or list of frequently asked questions click here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

3D Mammography

16:49 10 December in Patient News by ncradgroup

2D Digital Mammography is the most common breast imaging method used in Australia, however research shows it has some limitations. It can miss some cancers and produce false positives as structures can overlap and normal tissue may appear as abnormal, leading to further testing and unnecessary patient anxiety. Breast Tomosynthesis or 3D Mammography uses newer technology to help reduce detection challenges with conventional 2D Mammography. In Australia 3D/Tomosynthesis Mammography exams are typically used for diagnostic testing of higher-risk patients compared with 2D Mammography. 3D Tomography is available at our Grafton and Lismore branches.  ...

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]...

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....