Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Department - Information for Health Professionals

The Nuclear medicine and PET/CT department has a referral criteria and referral form for our services. 

Please complete a referral form and send to us via email or fax on the details below.

Referral Forms:

Email: seslhd-powhnm@health.nsw.gov.au

Fax: 9382 2235

The department provides services for inpatients and outpatients using the most up-to-date equipment and advanced technology, including positron emission tomography (PET). Commonly performed procedures include:

  • myocardial perfusion studies
  • gated cardiac blood pool scans
  • renal scans
  • bone scans
  • gastric emptying
  • lung scans, thyroid scans
  • PET scans (oncology, neurology)
  • radio-iodine thyroid therapy

For any other study or queries regarding the ordering of a scan appropriate for your patient's clinical condition please telephone us on 9382 2200.

Studies are usually reviewed and reported the same day they are completed. They are then immediately available on Prince of Wales Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Powerchart system.

External results are posted and faxed to the referring doctor once reported.

Please provide your mobile phone number if a report requires urgent attention.  

Consultants

Head of Department Prof. Monica Rossleigh

Head of PET/CT Department Dr E.A Wegner

Nuclear Medicine Physician Dr Walter Haindl

Nuclear Medicine Physician Dr Ivan Ho Shon

Other health professionals

Chief Technologist Caryl Christian

Nurse Unit Manager Erwin Lupango

Chief Physicist Bruce McBride

Radiochemist Jennifer Guille