Blaydon Urgent Treatment Centre is closed on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February due to staffing but will reopen as normal on Monday 6th February at 8am.

Diagnostic imaging

Diagnostic imaging formally known as Radiology, provide a variety of services including xray, ultrasounds, CT and MRI scans.

About the service

Diagnostic Imaging is a multidisciplinary department who provide high quality diagnostic imaging services and is also known as Radiology. We provide a comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures for patients across their lifetime.

Services we provide

Our services include:

  • Xray
  • Mobile imagine in theatre
  • MRI
  • CT scans
  • Ultrasounds
  • DEXA
  • Fluroscopy
  • Interventional radiology
  • Biopsies and drainages venous
  • Access procedure
  • Medical physics
  • Pre-assessment clinics
  • Specialist consultant scan reporting

Service opening hours

Xray, CT & MRI – 7 days a week
A&E – 24/7, 7 days a week
Dexa & interventional radiology: Monday – Friday
MRI, CT & Xray at Blaydon – 7 days a week
Ultrasound at Blaydon: Monday – Friday
Ultrasound at Gateshead Health: Monday – Friday
Ultrasound at Gateshead Health: Weekends

How to contact the service

Telephone 0191 445 2708