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Departments

Nuclear Medicine health professionals

Hours of operation

The Department of Nuclear Medicine is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

You may contact either Hospital to arrange an appointment for your patient.

An on-call service is offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week including Public Holidays.

All requests for out-of-hours work are discussed with the on-call Nuclear Medicine Registrar or Physician, who can be contact via Austin Health  Switch Board on 9496 5000.

  Phone Fax
Austin Hosptial 03 9496 5718 03 9457 6605
Heidelberg Repatriation Hosptial 03 9496 2611 03 9496 2763

 

Referrals

Requests for studies are accepted on your own stationery.

Alternatively please use request form provided below, and either email or fax

Reports

Please inform the Reception staff at this time whether you would like the report provided same-day, faxed or sent by conventional mail, or alternatively write this on your request.

Provisional reports may be given by the Nuclear Medicine Registrar but in all cases, final reports are overseen by the Senior Physician on duty.

Reports can be delivered electronically via HealthLink, which can integrate seamlessly with your clinical software, is simple to use, secure and fast.

To register with HealthLink, please complete the Service Application Form. On recieving your HealthLink Username please notify the department.

Reports and Images are also available via Xero, please contact contact our Clerical supervisor Trish.McMillan@austin.org.au to request this service to be set up for your convience.

Previous studies

If your patient has had previous Nuclear Medicine or relevant Radiology studies performed elsewhere, we ask that these are brought to their appointment for comparison. If these are not at hand, then we may contact the previous service provider for copies.

Feedback

To maintain and provide optimum service, we welcome any feedback you may wish to give.

Patient Information Sheets - Austin Hospital