When you need an x-ray, your doctor will let us know which body part needs to be imaged. We will use a low dose radiation imaging technique to obtain images for your doctor to use in developing a treatment plan.
X-Ray Patient Information
Your doctor has requested an X-ray. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions.
What is an X-Ray?
Why is an X-Ray necessary?
How is an X-Ray performed?
You will need to remove any jewellery or clothing that will interfere with the X-rays.
Is an X-Ray safe?
Are there any special instructions I need to follow before an X-Ray?
How long will the X-Ray take?
How long does it take for the doctor to receive the result?
Results should be with your doctor within the same day.
Please bring any earlier X-rays with you when you attend for your examination.
This examination uses X-rays therefore you will need to inform the radiographer performing the exam if you are pregnant or there is a possibility that you may be pregnant.