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Programs & Services


Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine uses a special camera to take pictures of tissues and organs in the body.

Clients swallow, inhale, or are given a needle with a radiotracer before their exam. Radiotracers go to a specific body part so the camera can take pictures. (tests may take a number of hours to complete; patients may be required to return later that day or the next day to complete exam).

Radiotracers are also given to treat diseases like thyroid disease.

Contact Details

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital

Address
11205 110 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 4B1
Telephone
780-538-7440
Fax
780-538-7450
Accessibility

Elevators, designated disabled parking, washrooms.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Note

By appointment only.

Access
Service Providers May Include
nuclear medicine technologists, radiologists
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

A legal guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18, or any patient that does not have the capacity to consent. Mature minors may be able to give consent.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
DI
Other
Diagnostic Imaging, Radiography