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  • Current RCH information regarding COVID-19
    Help protect our patients and staff at RCH during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Please do not visit Medical Imaging if you or your child are unwell or have a sore throat, cough, fever, runny nose, vomiting or diarrhoea. To cancel appointments please email, Please note future non-urgent appointments may also be put on hold after discussion with your referrer. As per RCH screening process, only one visitor may attend with each patient. No siblings please.


    The Royal Children's Hospital Medical Imaging Department provides medical imaging services for all children with minimal irradiation and discomfort. Imaging is performed with specialised paediatric techniques and modern equipment in the best possible surroundings.

    Our team consists of medical staff, medical imaging technologists, nurses, clerical staff, medical physicists, and assistants.


    The Medical Imaging Department is located in the East Building, Lower Ground floor, best accessed via the Green lifts.

    Services provided

    Computed Tomography (CT)

    Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)


    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Magnetic Resonance / Positron Emission Tomography (MR PET)

    Nuclear Medicine


    X-ray, including: 

       General Radiography

       Orthopantomogram (OPG)

       EOS 3D imaging

    Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) - service provided with the Endocrinology and Diabetes Department

    Other imaging services to assist surgeons and other specialists during interventional and surgical procedures