The department employs Radiographers, Sonographers, Medical Technologists, Radiologists, Assistant Practitioners, Clinical Assistants and Administrative & Clerical staff.
We provide an x-ray service at Whitworth Hospital and an x-ray and ultrasound service at Buxton hospital.
Extended x-ray services are now available at Whitworth Hospital as part of North Derbyshire's Community Diagnostic Centre. Services will be accessible by GPs and from the Urgent Treatment Centre, Monday to Sunday, 8am to 8pm.
Ultrasounds will soon be available at Walton Hospital's Community Diagnostic Centre.
The Royal College of Radiologists' Imaging Referral Guidelines (iRefer) help referring clinicians to determine the most appropriate imaging investigation for their patient. Appointments are handled by our internal call centre.