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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I access these services?

A written referral from a physician is required for all services except for the Ontario Breast Screening Program. Your physician’s office will make the appointment for you through Central Booking at WGH and will give you a requisition that documents the exam(s) requested, clinical information and any preparations required for the exam. You must bring this requisition and your Health card to your appointment. The exam will not be performed if there is no requisition for 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 elevators. 

Who provides the services?

All the medical radiation technologists in Radiology, CT and Nuclear Medicine are registered members of the College of Medical Radiation Technology of Ontario. All the diagnostic medical sonographers are registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals. The College of Physicians of Ontario and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons license the Radiologists.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday from 7:30 am –5:00 pm (for outpatient bookings)

Hours vary for different services Telephone: 519 421-4204

Links to Online Resources
College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario
Canadian Association of Radiologists
Radiology for Patients
Cancer Care Ontario
Radiological Society of North America

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