Radiology Services at Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Services

Imaging

Procedures provided

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound (US)
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Plain Film X-ray
  • DEXA Scanning
  • Nuclear Medicine

GP practices can now order patient images electronically and view reports using ICE (Integrated Clinical Environment) within their own surgeries as soon as the report is verified.  This process has streamlined and speeded up the progress of ordering and receiving patient reports.

(Note:  Some GP practices do not have access to this facility)

Hours of Work

24 hour service for A&E, 7 days a week.
Plain Film is 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday (Appointment required)
Chest X-Rays 9am - 12pm, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday (Walk in service)

Some evening and weekend sessions are provided when needed to maintain waiting times.

Who to Refer

The Imaging Department accepts referrals for all modalities and requests are authorised by a consultant radiologist.

Who not to Refer

Please refer to the Royal College of Radiologists Guidelines "Making the Best Use of Clinical Radiology Services" for appropriate referral indications.  Should further information or discussion be required, please contact the duty radiologist on 0845 127 0127 ext 2228.

Resources

Useful Contact Numbers

X-Ray Reception
Tel: 01582 718156 Fax: 01582 718155

X-Ray Office Manager (Elizabeth Griffiths)
Tel: 01582 718080
Duty Radiologist
Tel:  0845 127 0127 ext 2228

MR Scanning Reception
Tel: 01582 497438
CT Scanning Reception
Tel: 01582 718154

A&E X-Ray Reception
Tel: 01582 497332

Maternity Ultrasound Reception
Tel: 01582 497499

DXA Scanning
Tel: 01582 718158

On Call Radiographer
Via Switchboard Bleep: 120

Consultant Secretaries
Tel: 01582 718082

Imaging Services Manager (Barbara Turner)
Tel: 01582 497055

Services for Disabled Patients
Helpline: 07933 791762



Last updated: 11/06/2012

Update due: 11/06/2013