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Radiology

All medicare rebateable services provided by BHS Radiology are bulk billed and with no additional fees charged.

Out of pocket fees apply for non-medicare rebateable services.

BHS Radiology accepts all radiology referrals with no bookings required for general X-ray and OPG.

BHS Radiology Department conducts over 100,000 examinations annually. The department offers low radiation dose, state-of-the-art technology and provides a range of services including:

BHS Radiology (Base Hospital)

  • High resolution DR radiography
  • Ultrasound including 3D and 4D imaging
  • (2x) 128 Slice CTs including Low Dose technology
  • 3T MRI (Purpose built facility)
  • (2x) Nuclear Medicine including SPECT CT
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Interventional Radiology and Angiography
  • Portable and theatre radiography
  • OPG
  • Digital Mammography

Queen Elizabeth Centre

  • DEXA Scan (Bone Densitometry)
  • Grampians BreastScreen

Accessing Images and Reports

Images are stored on the Picture Archive Computer System (PACS) and are available online or by request on hardcopy and CD.  The BHS Radiology department provides comprehensive report distribution via fax, hardcopy and electronic means.  Results and images are also available on the BHS intranet through BOSSnet. Urgent results are available by calling 5320 4270 / 5320 4271

Images can be accessed online through the Inteleviewer Portal.

Radiology Department staff

Mr Richard Van Dreven

Director of Radiography and Diagnostic Services

Mr Huy Nguyen

Deputy Director of Radiography and Diagnostic Services

Mr James Batch

Clinical Manager of Radiography

Ms Kim Kyatt

BreastScreen Program Manager

Radiologists

Dr David McKenna

Director of Radiology

Dr Paul Riley

Deputy Director of Radiology

Dr Simon Ussher

Director of Training

Dr Alicia Wang

Director of Grampians BreastScreen

Dr Richard Ussher

 

Dr Jamie Tran

 

Dr Genevieve Flannery

 

Dr Kenny Wong

 

Hours of operation

Weekdays

 

X-Ray

7:30am to 6pm

 

Emergency radiology is available through the Emergency Department outside of these hours.

Ultrasound

8:30am to 5pm

 

Emergency radiology is available through the Emergency Department outside of these hours.

CT

7.30am - 6pm

 

Emergency radiology is available through the Emergency Department outside of these hours.

MRI

8:30am to 5pm

 

Emergency radiology is available through the Emergency Department outside of these hours.

Weekends

 

X-Ray

9am to 12pm

 

Emergency Radiology is available through the Emergency Department outside of these hours.

Contact Information

General enquiries

5320 4270 / 5320 4271

Fax

5320 4830

CT

5320 4271 / 5320 4270

Ultrasound

5320 6553/ 5320 4270

MRI

5320 3674

General X-Ray

5320 4270 / 5320 4271

Digital Image / PACS inquiries

5320 4473

Nuclear Medicine

5320 4270

Radiologist 5320 4271 / 5320 4270
   

Email

radiology@bhs.org.au

Outpatient referral information

All medicare rebateable services provided by BHS Radiology are bulk billed and there are no additional fees charged. Out of pocket fees apply for non medicare rebateable services. BHS Radiology accepts all radiology referrals with no bookings required for General X-ray and OPG.

Locations

BHS Radiology

BHS Radiology is located on the ground floor of Ballarat Health Services on Drummond Street North.

Queen Elizabeth Centre

QEC Mammography and DEXA services are co-located with Grampians BreastScreen. Access is available from Dana Street.