What is a radiographer? What is a radiologist?
Radiographers and radiologists are medical professionals who work with imaging technologies to help diagnose injuries and diseases. Find out more about both professions and the different roles they play.
A lung biopsy involves removing small pieces of abnormal lung tissue using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
CT scans - information for radiographers and medical imaging providers
Information to support medical imaging services undertaking specialised scanning on children and young people.
CT scans - information for parents and carers
Providing parents and carers with information about CT scans.
Sprains and strains
A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament, which is the tissue that connects bones at a joint. Read more about managing and treating sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations.
CT scans - information for referrers
Provides doctors requesting CT scans with information regarding CT related radiation in children and young people.
Angioplasty is performed to increase the flow of blood through a narrowed artery. Learn how to prepare for angioplasty and what to expect.
Sciatica is a condition that causes pain in the back and legs. Discover more about the causes of sciatica, how the symptoms develop and how it's treated.
What is an oncologist?
An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.