Radiology provides a range of diagnostic imaging services to patients including MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, Plain Film, Dexa scanning and Breast Imaging.
The Radiology team consists of consultant radiologists, radiographers, radiographer assistants, administration, portering and domestic staff all of whom play an essential role in delivering a safe and effective service.
Radiology staff undertake approximately 280,000 examinations each year within the CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Plain film, Dental, Dexa scanning and Breast Imaging specialties.
A plain film rapid reporting service is available for GPs who would otherwise have to refer patients with minor injuries to any of the Trust’s Emergency Departments.
Radiology services are provided in the Antrim Area Hospital, Ballymena Health and Care Centre; Causeway Hospital, Coleraine; Mid Ulster Hospital, Magherafelt and Whiteabbey Hospital.