Nuclear Medicine

Image of a scanner Nuclear Medicine at Derriford is the largest such department in the South West, with tertiary referrals from across the Peninsula. 

It has 4 gamma cameras (including SPECT/CT), a MHRA-licensed radiopharmacy and dedicated medical and physics support. The full range of diagnostic procedures (imaging and non-imaging) is offered, together with thyroid clinics. There is shared access to a single treatment room on Brent ward for an increasing range of radioisotope treatments. 

The department provides administrative and medical support to the national PET/CT contract. We also support a wide range of research trials.

Predominantly outpatient-based. Open weekdays 8am until 5.30pm. Continuous medical cover for ad-hoc reporting and advice.

Contact us

  • Reception 01752 430222
  • Secretaries 01752 432514 or 01752 432515
  • PET Scan Appointments 01752 430234 or 01752 430235

Useful Documents

Overview of Nuclear Medicine Procedures
Download an overview of Nuclear Medicine procedures
GP Handbook
Click here to download the Nuclear Medicine handbook for GP's.

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