Non-obstetric ultrasound

 

General ultrasound includes abdominal, renal tract ,pelvis, transvaginal, paediatrics, small part (testes/ thyroid/ neck/ soft tissue) and musculoskeletal scans.

The routine wait times are between four to six weeks but urgent referrals will be seen within two weeks

For obstetric ultrasound scans click here.

 

Non-obstetric ultrasound

Referral criteria

Requests and results

Contact information

 


Non-obstetric ultrasound

The ultrasound department consists of five suites across two sites equipped with high resolution ultrasound scanners.  This is a consultant and sonogrpaher led service with assistants who act as chaperones as and when required.

General ultrasound is available at Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital by appointment only.

The routine wait times are between four to six weeks but urgent referrals will be seen within two weeks

 


 

Ultrasound is generally available to all patients  although certain exclusions apply.
 
Please note transvaginal ultrasound is contra indicated in the Virgo intactus patients, so a transabdominal scan should be requested instead.
 
Breast ultrasounds are only accepted from hospital clinicians


 

Requests and results

Requests should be made via Sunquest ICE.

Or fax completed referral form to 020 8401 3697.

Results and reports are sent back to GPs via Sunquest ICE.

For downtimes procedures click here.

 


Contact information

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

530 London Road

Croydon

CR7 7YE  

Tel: 0208 401 3035

 

Purley War Memorial Hospital

856 Brighton Road

Purley

CR8  2YL

Tel: 020 8401 3524
 
Email: xray@nhs.net

 

 
 

Service Leads

Operational Manager for Diagnostic Imaging

Deanna McCready

Tel: 020 8401 3465

Email: d.mccready@nhs.net 

Clinical Lead and Consultant Radiologist 

Dr Ketul Patel

Tel: 020 8401 3000 x4128

Email: ketulpatel@nhs.net

 
You can download documents from the information table on the right hand side:

  • Patient information leaflet
  • Interpreting and translating services
  • Patient transport services
  • Patient Transport booking form

 

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