Imaging Services: UCLH

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  • X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and DEXA services at UCLH are by appointment (see How to refer, below).
  • X-ray walk-ins: Only patients for X-ray with suspected trauma/injury that may require urgent treatment will be seen as walk-ins from Monday-Friday, 9am-4.30pm. In this case, email the referral form X-Ray, US and Fluoro Imaging GP Direct Access Request Form - UCLH (see How to refer, below) to ucl-tr.UCHRadiology@nhs.net (mark as urgent 2WW) and send patient to walk-in clinic.


RAG clinical prioritisation for all new GP direct-access imaging referrals

The NCL imaging departments have agreed on a set of standardised imaging prioritisation categories that are to be applied to all future referrals. These must be applied whether that GP is making a referral to independent sector or NHS service providers. For details, see the NCL Covid-19 GP website.


Service description

The clinical services provided by Imaging include: 

  • DEXA
  • ultrasound (with the exception of gynaecological, obstetric or breast as these are provided in the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • computed tomography (CT)
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • digital X-ray
  • fluoroscopy

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

For direct access to diagnostics please complete the appropriate form, as detailed below, and email to ucl-tr.UCHRadiology@nhs.net
The imaging admin team will contact the patient to schedule an appointment.

  • CXR, USS pelvis (non-gynae), USS abdomen: complete X-Ray, US and Fluoro Imaging GP Direct Access Request Form - UCLH (mark as 2WW if urgent)  
  • CT Pancreas, MRI Brain: complete CT MRI Imaging GP Direct Access Request Form - UCLH (mark as 2WW if urgent) 
  • Renal Colic referrals: complete Non-Contrast CT KUB Referral form
  • Suspected cancer and for urgent ultrasound: complete Urgent Direct Access Imaging Request Form (adult and paed) - Suspected Cancer - NCL FORM_V4 (mark as urgent)
  • DEXA appointments: complete Nuclear Medicine Referral Form - UCLH and email to uclh.nucmed@nhs.net  
  • Gynaecology Pelvic Ultrasound (scan only): complete Gynaecology Ultrasound GP Request Form - UCLH and email to uclh.gynaecology.referral@nhs.net

Where to find the forms 

In local EMIS global document library systems as follows:

  • Barnet: BAR Global Documents > Diagnostics (BAR Global)
  • Enfield: ENF Global Documents > Radiology (X-Rays/Ultrasound)
  • Haringey: HAR Global Documents > Imaging 
  • Islington: ISL Global Documents > Imaging  

Camden: Find the form on the Camden EMIS Forms page


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Service Feedback

Contact Name

UCLH Radiology

Email Address

e: uclh.referrals.imaging.secretaries@nhs.net

Phone Number

t: 020 3447 9070 (GP enquiries)

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Last updated: Aug 31st, 2021
Review date: Oct 15th, 2021