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Southern DHB Radiology - Southland

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Description

The Radiology Department at Southland Hospital provides the following imaging services:
  • X-Rays (Inpatients, Outpatients, Theatre, Mobiles)
  • Fluoroscopy, CT (Computed Tomography)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Procedures / Treatments

  • X-ray

    An X-ray is a high frequency, high energy wave form.  It cannot be seen with the naked eye, but can be picked up on photographic film.… More

  • Computed Tomography (CT)

    With CT you can differentiate many more things than with a normal X-ray.… More

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    An MRI machine does not work like an X-ray or CT; it is used for exact images of internal organs and body structures.  This method delivers clear images without the exposure of radiation.… More

  • Ultrasound

    In ultrasound, a beam of sound at a very high frequency (that cannot be heard) is sent into the body from a small vibrating crystal in a hand-held scanner head.  When the beam meets a surface between tissues of different density, echoes of the sound beam are sent back into… More

  • Nuclear Medicine (Scintigraphy)

    This is a specialised scanning method using very small amount of low-level radioactive isotopes injected into the bloodstream.… More

  • Barium Enema

    A barium enema is an X-ray procedure to examine the lower part of the gastro-intestinal tract (large bowel).… More

  • Mammography

    A mammogram is a special type of x-ray used only for the breast.… More

  • DEXA Bone Densitometry

    DEXA (which stands for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) scanning uses special x-rays to measure the density of your bones.… More

Contact Details

Kew Road
Kingswell
Invercargill
Southland 9812

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Street Address

Kew Road
Kingswell
Invercargill
Southland 9812

Postal Address

Southland Hospital
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

This page was last updated at 3:14PM on August 19, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Radiology - Southland.