Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging Services provide a noninvasive method of looking inside the body to help determine the cause of an injury or illness. D.I. is located in wing B, level 1 close to the Emergency Department and next to patient registration. All D.I. patients require an appointment, must present with a signed requisition, and register at the main reception desk for their appointment.

NGH Diagnostic imaging is made up of four modalities:

Computed Tomography (CT) uses 360 degrees of radiation to produce cross-sectional images or “slices” of the body. For CT bookings please fax all requests to 519-429-6892. To contact the CT department please call 519-426-0130 ext:2219

Mammography uses radiation and compression to acquire images of breast tissue. For mammography bookings Please fax all requests to 519-429-6992 To contact the mammography department please call 519-429-6974. Ontario breast screening program (OBSP) bookings please call 519-426-4006 or 519-429-6974.

Ultrasound: Uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of organs, blood vessels, and soft tissue inside the body. Please fax all requests to 519-429-6992. To contact the ultrasound department please call 519-429-6974.

Radiology (X-ray and fluoroscopy): uses radiation to create “plain films” or stationary images and fluoroscopy is an x-ray in “real-time” like a video or movie. Please fax all requests to 519-429-6992. To contact radiology please call 519-429-6974.

Requisition forms for physicians

Introducing PocketHealth

Norfolk General Hospital (NGH) has formed a proud partnership with PocketHealth to offer easy access to your medical imaging records. PocketHealth is a secure, online storage hub that allows you to access your medical imaging records (MRI, CT, ultrasound, etc.) from any device, anywhere in the world.

PocketHealth charges a transfer fee of $5 for permanent online access to your available NGH imaging history. These records can be instantly shared online with any clinician, in full diagnostic quality.

Strong privacy and encryption protocols keep this medical information as secure as your banking information. Click here for more information on how to enroll online. Those who need the transfer fee waived should contact PocketHealth’s toll-free patient support line at 1-855-381-8522. Learn more by visiting the financial aid page of the PocketHealth website.

Sign up today by visiting pockethealth.com/NORFOLK.


“Imaging” the Road to Recovery

Medical imaging at Norfolk General Hospital is a vital service, supporting and providing patient care using equipment and techniques that are at the technological forefront of medical imaging and intervention.

photo of doctor examining xrayIf you received excellent service from our Diagnostic Imaging Team, please consider donating to the Road to Recovery Campaign. To help us help you, call 519-426-0130, Ext. 1454 or donate at CanadaHelps.ca.


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