Before your appointment


At the time of booking please advise our staff if you are pregnant or suspect you may be pregnant.

Disorders, allergies, medications?

Before your scan, please let us know about any allergies or disorders that may affect your examination. Also, please let us know if you take any medication that may be relevant to your examination, for example diabetes or blood thinning medication.

Preparation for your scan

At the time of booking we will advise you whether there is any specific preparation required for your scan. It’s important that you adhere to this advice.

For MRI, CT and some X-Ray procedures: If you currently have a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) in place, it is recommended that you book your examination at the end of the CGM life span, whilst still taking into consideration, the urgency of your referral.

What you need to bring

  • Request form/referral letter from your doctor or health care provider
  • Medicare Card
  • Any concessions you hold such as Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) card.
  • Previous medical imaging that may be relevant to your appointment (including films and CDs)
  • Return To Work or Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) claim details if relevant

Arriving for your appointment

We recommend you arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment to ensure your paperwork is processed and confirmed before your examination.

Please note that different examinations may have different waiting periods, and it's possible that a patient who arrives after you may be seen before you.

Following your appointment

Please ensure you make a follow up appointment with your referring doctor to discuss your results.

Radiation safety

Some medical imaging procedures can expose patients to ionising radiation.

For more information regarding radiation safety please follow this link