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Radiology

Radiation, such as x-rays, or other imaging technologies including ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, is used to diagnose or treat disease.

Your doctor or nurse will be able to explain the purpose of the examination to you. Information will also be included with your appointment letter.

There are Radiology departments at both Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

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For information or to make an appointment

Radiology Department – Maidstone Hospital

Opening hours: 8am to 8pm by appointment only.

Contact us

  • CT – blue zone – telephone 01622 225688
  • Interventional Radiology – blue zone  – telephone
  • MRI – pink zone (Oncology) – telephone 01622 225059
  • Nuclear Medicine (NM) – pink zone (Oncology) – telephone 01622 225047
  • Obstetric (green zone) & Gynaecological Ultrasound (blue zone) – telephone 01622 224241
  • PET-CT – telephone 01622 225047
  • Ultrasound – blue zone – telephone 01622 224618
  • X-Ray – blue zone – information telephone 01622 224741
  • Peggy Wood Breast Screening – telephone 01622 710185
  • Peggy Wood Breast Symptomatic – telephone 01622 225761

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Further information about the Breast Unit can be found here.

West Kent Community Diagnostic Centre

The West Kent Community Diagnostic Centre can be found at:

West Kent Community Diagnostic Centre

Hemitage Court

Hermitage Lane

Barming

Maidstone

ME16 9NT

For cross sectional imaging (MRI and CT scans), please attend the temporary scanning suite in the car park opposite Unit A.

Radiology Department – Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Based in level 0, orange zone

Opening hours: 8am to 8pm by appointment only.

Contact us

  • DEXA – telephone 01892 633406
  • Interventional Radiology – telephone
  • MRI – telephone 01892 633057
  • Nuclear Medicine (NM) – telephone 01892 634733
  • Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound – visit Maternity and Gynaecology.
  • Ultrasound – telephone 01892 633395
  • X-Ray – telephone 01892 633406

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Supervision of children

Please be advised the Radiology Department is not able to care for children accompanying patients for imaging examinations. If you have to bring children with you to your appointment, please ensure you have someone with you to look after them.

Understanding Computerized Tomography (CTC) – highlights from 2021

Useful Links

The Royal College of Radiologists website provides further information and guidance.