Frequently Asked Questions
It is a functional/physiological imaging that uses a tiny amount of radioactive tracer (not a dye) to examine the function of different parts of the body. Examples are heart disease, bone disease, cancer and many others.
All Nuclear Medicine Scans are bulk billed.
No. There are no side effects.
By 24 hours, there is negligible/minimal radioactive tracer (Technetium) left.
Yes. All scans need to be booked in as the radioactive tracer is specially ordered for you. You can make an appointment using our booking form
No. There is no preparation unless we inform you at the time of booking.
Different scans have different procedures and therefore different length of time. We will inform you when you make an appointment.
Yes. There are no restrictions on driving and working.