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GP & Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine procedures are available via Consultant 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. The latest versions of the pre-approval documents are available to download here:

VHI: VHI PET/CT pre approval form; Submission of PET CT VHI check list

Irish Life Health: IRISH LIFE HEALTH PET/CT pre approval form

ESB: ESB PET/CT pre authorisation form

GMA: GMA PET/CT pre authorisation form

Prison Officers Medical Aid Society: Prison-Officers-PET/CT pre authorisation form

  • Thyroid scan
  • Lung Perfusion & Lung Ventilation scan
  • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
  • Bone scan
  • DAT scan

Please download the referral forms here:



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.