The X-ray Department provides a general x-ray service for all in-patients and a limited General Practitioner (GP) out-patient service for adults by appointment only. There is no walk in x-ray services in Clontarf Hospital.
- General X-Ray.
- GP Patient X Ray by appointment
If you require a plain X-ray while you are an inpatient this will be carried out in the X Ray Department.
To obtain an appointment for an x-ray examination, the patient must provide an x-ray request form or letter from a GP.
Appointments can be made by:
A. The GP practise sending the request by secure e-mail to the x-ray department.
B: Posting the request form into the Radiology Department, (Address: Clontarf Hospital, Castle Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Hospital, the hospital entrance is on Blackheath Park).
C: Leaving the letter of request at reception. Please provide a contact phone number and email to allow us to confirm the appointment with you.
Please ensure that if you are unable to attend for your x-ray appointment that you contact the radiology department as soon as possible so that this appointment can be given to another patient.
The x-ray images will be interpreted by a consultant radiologist and a report is sent to the ward or the requesting GP practise usually within two to four working days. All images are stored on the National Integrated Medical Imaging System (NIMIS).
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The X –ray Department is open from 08.00am to 15.30hrs Monday to Friday.
Outpatient appointments are given to patients between 10.30am and 14.15hrs Monday to Friday. No weekend service or evening service.
Radiology Administration service is mornings only, Monday to Thursday from 09.00 – 13.00hrs.
Radiology Department is located on the ground floor, follow signs from the main reception.
Radiology Appointments and General Queries – 01 8332521
Radiography Department - Administration – 01 8332521
Note for all women of childbearing age:
Women within the age range of 12 to 55 years are asked complete a Pregnancy Declaration Form, indicating pregnancy status and Last Menstruation Period (LMP) when having an x ray-between the diaphragm and the symphysis pubis i.e. pelvic, lower back and abdomen. If you have any doubt about your pregnancy status, contact your General Practitioner (GP).