Medical Imaging

Medical imaging refers to several different technologies used to view the human body to diagnose, monitor or treat medical conditions.

The Medical Imaging department at Rockingham General Hospital provides a range of diagnostic and interventional services to patients referred from the hospital’s emergency department, wards and outpatient clinics.

Referrals for some procedures are accepted from general practitioners and private medical consultants – see below for more information.

Our services include:

We do not offer:

  • MRI 
  • bone densitometry
  • nuclear medicine studies.

Our department is accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) (external site)and the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) (external site).

Appointments

Appointments are required for all special procedures at Rockingham General Hospital including ultrasound, CT and fluoroscopy.

No appointment is required for general x-rays.

Services at Murray District Hospital

Medical imaging services are available for patients at Murray District Hospital and for patients who require a general x-ray at the request of their general practitioner (GP).

Our hours of operation at MDH are 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday.

Medical imaging reports

Following your imaging examination or procedure a formal report is provided to your referring practitioner within a few days.

Higher priority results can be made available more promptly, and in urgent cases the radiologist will liaise directly with your referring practitioner.

Referring a patient

All patients require a referral to access medical imaging services.

Referrals are accepted from:

  • medical practitioners (public and private)
  • podiatrists
  • physiotherapists
  • chiropractors
  • dentists
  • hospital-based nurse practitioners.

More information

Visit InsideRadiology (external site) for more information on range of medical imaging examinations and procedures.

Contact us

Phone: 9599 4690
Fax: 9592 2992
Email RGH Medical Imaging

Location

Ground Floor, B Block, Rockingham General Hospital

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Operating hours

8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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