St. James’s Private Radiology
James's St, Dublin 8
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
St James’s has the biggest nuclear medicine department in Ireland and offers a complete range of nuclear medicine examinations. Dr Niall Sheehy runs the department and all examinations are reported by Consultant Radiologists with specialist training in Nuclear Medicine.
Nuclear medicine is a test that involves injection or ingestion of a small amount of a radiopharmaceutical (radioactive substance) into the body. The radiopharmaceutical is attracted to a particular organ and a small amount of energy or radiation is emitted and detected outside the body by special ‘cameras’. Nuclear medicine doctors can evaluate and diagnose a large number of diseases based on the interactions of the radiopharmaceuticals within the body.
Most nuclear medicine appointments can be facilitated within the same week of referral. A referral letter from your doctor is required at the time of booking. To make an appointment please see our contact section.
Types of Nuclear Medicine Tests