GP & Nuclear Medicine


Many Nuclear Medicine procedures are available with GP referral. The department is consultant led and referrals will be protocoled prior to appointments being offered. This ensures that clinical indicator requirements are met.

Common procedures available in our Nuclear Medicine Department include:

  • PET/CT (Consultant referral only). NB. PET/CT requires pre-approval from the health insurance companies prior to proceeding with the scan.
  • 13C Urea Breath Test: Please click HERE for preparation guidelines
  • Thyroid scan
  • Lung Perfusion & Lung Ventilation scan
  • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
  • Bone scan
  • DAT scan

Please download the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory Test Request form here: Nuclear Medicine Laboratory Test Referral Form

To contact this department for information or referral, please:

call: 01 206 4373 or

fax: 01 206 4290 or

E-mail: nuclear.medicine@blackrock-clinic.com

This department is open as follows:
Monday 8am – 5pm
Tuesday – 8am – 5pm
Wednesday – 8am – 5pm
Thursday – 8am – 5pm
Friday – 8am – 4.30pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays.

Many Nuclear medicine scans have direct cover with the insurance companies at Blackrock Clinic. Please advise your patients to call our Freephone Enquiry Line 1800 60 10 60 regarding any cost/insurance cover information they may require.