Radiology

CT suite

Radiology is the medical specialty which uses different types of imaging of the internal body (bones or tissue) to assist with diagnosis of damage or disease.


Waikato DHB's Radiology service is led from Waikato Hospital and oversees radiology in Thames Hospital and the three rural hospitals at Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui, as well as some services to the wider Midland health region.

Description

Its services include

  • General x-ray imaging
  • Emergency x-ray  (24/7 service)
  • Theatre x-ray services
  • Mobile inpatient x-ray
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Ultrasound
  • Vascular and interventional radiology
  • PACS  

MRI imaging is provided by a private company Midland MRI Ltd (external link) .

Location

Waikato Hospital

  • Radiology, Meade Clinical Centre
  • Emergency Radiology, Acute Services Building

Contact information

Waikato Hospital Operator: (07) 839 8899 for all services and departments
Radiology Department: (07) 839 8605 fax: (07) 839 8894

Referral information

Referrals are by health professionals within Waikato DHB or other district health boards in the Midland region.