Homerton Radiology Update


Homerton Radiology Update


Homerton will be operating the below direct access radiology services from next week.
Patients need to bring a paper copy of the request to the site to pass through security. 
Due to infection control measures, there is limited capacity and so please consider whether the diagnostic has a significant bearing on future management of the patient’s condition before requesting

Direct Access X-Ray

  • Available 8-9.30am, 4pm-7.30 on weekdays at Homerton Hospital (main site)
  • This is to avoid outpatient clinics and making the hospital too busy
  • If patient has COVID symptoms and is not in urgent need of x-ray, they will be turned away at security
  • If the x-ray is urgent (for example: TB/fracture ankle?), Homerton will ensure they use the hot site procedure
  • Fractures continue to be walk-in

 
Non-Obstetric Ultrasound

 
Duty/On-Call Radiologist

  • Duty radiologist available before 5pm on weekdays- bleep 341
  • Out of Hours- on call available through HUH switchboard

 
Other key details:

  • Please use tQuest when requesting radiology
  • Patients will be expected to wear a mask when attending- these will be available at sites