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Diagnostic Imaging

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Imaging Services Offered
  • CT (CAT) Scanning
  • Echocardiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiography (X–ray)
  • Ultrasound

Hours of Operation
Regular Appointments scheduled 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Holidays, Weekday evenings and Weekends are Emergency Service only.

Appointment Scheduling
All Diagnostic Imaging appointments are scheduled only on the written requisition of Physician or Nurse Practitioner. Most requisitions are sent directly to the Diagnostic Imaging Department by your doctor's office, however, if you were given a requisition, your exam can be scheduled in the following ways:

  • X–ray
    • Can be booked over the phone;
    • Call the Central Booking Office at 902–752–2559 option 1
    • You must bring the requisition with you to your appointment.
  • Ultrasound, CT Scan, Nuclear Medicine and MRI
    • The Booking Clerk must have the requisition in hand before the procedure can be scheduled.
    • Fax the requisition to 902–752–6631.
    • Drop off the requisition at either the Central Booking Office or the Diagnostic Imaging Department.
    • Mail the requisition to: Central Booking, 835 East River Road, New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6
  • Mammography
    • Appointments are scheduled by the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program. They can be reached toll–free at 1–800–565–0548.

If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment please contact the Central Booking office as soon as possible so that another patient can be given your time. There is a long wait list for some appointments – your call will help us keep everyone's wait to a minimum.

Changes, cancellations or inquiries about scheduled appointments can be obtained by calling Central Booking:

X–ray and CT Scan: 902–752–2559 option 1
Ultrasound: 902–752–2559 option 2
MRI: 902–752–2559 option 3
Nuclear Medicine: 902–752–7600 extension 2910

Additional information is available by contacting the Diagnostic Imaging Reception/Registration Desk: Phone 902–752–7600 extension 2920.


Priority Policy

Although we always strive to keep on schedule with scheduled appointments, first priority is always given to the most emergent cases. This may, from time to time, cause unexpected delays. Patients with scheduled exams and those arriving from outpatient clinics within the hospital will be imaged as soon as possible, but those who may be unable to wait are invited to re–schedule their appointment for another time.

Contact information
Diagnostic Imaging
Ground Floor
Aberdeen Regional Hospital
835 East River Road
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 3S6

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