Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I access these services?
A written referral from a physician an Authorized Healthcare Provider is required for all services except for the Ontario Breast Screening Program. Your physician’s Authorized Healthcare Provider’s office will make the appointment for you through Central Booking at WGH WH and will give you a requisition that documents the provide you with the information for your scheduled exam(s) requested, clinical information and any preparations required for the exam. You You must bring this the requisition and your Health card to your appointment. The exam will not Theexamwillnot be performed if there is no requisition for isnorequisitionfor the exam.
Appointments for routine mammograms for women 50 and over can be made through the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) at 519 539-7838.
Where do I register for my first appointment and follow-up visits?
All patients for any Diagnostic Imaging exams must register in the Diagnostic Imaging Department at reception.
Where is the Diagnostic Imaging Department?
The department is located on the main floor of WGH to the left of the front elevatorsWH just past the Ambulatory Care waiting area.
Who provides the services?
All the medical radiation technologists in Radiology, CT and Nuclear Medicine The Diagnostic Imaging Medical Radiation Technologists in Nuclear Medicine, X-Ray, MRI, CT, Mammography/OBSP and Bone Mineral Density are registered members of the College of Medical Radiation Technology of Ontario. All the diagnostic medical sonographers The diagnostic Medical Sonographers are registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals. The Sonography Canada. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons license the Radiologists.