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Multiparametric MRI of the prostate

13:37 24 July in Referrer Information, Referrer News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]As of 1st July 2018 Medicare have introduced new items for Specialist Referral of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) of the Prostate for: men suspected of having prostate cancer (MBS item 63541) and men with low or intermediate risk prostate cancer placed on active surveillance (MBS item 63543) (click on links for detailed Medicare information on each item from MBS Online) For more information, please contact us[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_empty_space height="180px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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]...

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...

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...