Our News

  1. Celebrating 50 Years

    In 1967, Radiologist Dr David Jones opened the first practice that would become South Coast Radiology at 125 Nerang Street Southport. South Coast Radiology now expands across the Tweed and Gold Coast with 10 well located practices, including 2 private...

  2. South Coast Radiology Department and Pindara Private Hospital Emergency Department Redevelopment Opening

    Last week marked the opening of the new Emergency Department and redeveloped South Coast Radiology clinic at Pindara Private Hospital. Officially opened and toured by State Member for Surfers Paradise and Shadow Minister for Health Ambulance Services Mr...

  3. Additional Echocardiography Services Now Available at Varsity Lakes and Darling Downs Radiology

    Echocardiography, or cardiac echo, uses high-frequency ultrasound waves to evaluate the heart’s health in real-time, including heart shape, size and function, and valves and vessels for narrowing or incompetence. Echocardiography uses B-mode,...

  4. SCR Introduces First ARFI to the Gold Coast Region

    Ultrasound Elastography (also known as ARFI or Fibroscan) is quickly becoming the new gold standard for fast and accurate diagnosis and monitoring of chronic liver disease. It is used to stage the severity of liver disease by measuring the...

  5. Queenslands first EOS Imaging System

    EOS imaging System at SCR Southport by Dr Yu Ming Tang South Coast Radiology is proud to be the first imaging provider in QLD to install an EOS imaging system. The system was installed into our Southport rooms with first patients imaged on Tuesday 26th...

  6. Absence of Coronary Artery Calcium on CT Scoring Confers a 15-Year “Warranty”

    Absence of Coronary Artery Calcium on CT Scoring Confers a 15-Year “Warranty” Against Incident Mortality for Asymptomatic Individuals Dr Yu-Ming Tang, South Coast Radiology CT Coronary Calcium Scoring (CTCS) is a low dose, non-contrast CT scan...

  7. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    By Dr Nicholas Hall, South Coast Radiology and The Women's Imaging Centre October, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our...

  8. Darling Downs Radiology Boosts it Services with Multimillion Dollar Investment

    The Doctors and Staff at Darling Downs Radiology are committed to providing the highest quality, fully comprehensive diagnostic imaging service to the people of the Toowoomba and Darling Downs regions. A new multimillion dollar investment will ensure the...

  9. NEW PSMA PET tracer aids detection of prostate cancer recurrence

    Modern treatment strategies have significantly improved progression-free survival of patients with prostate cancer (PCa). However early detection of recurrent disease location after prostatectomy or radiotherapy still remains challenging.

  10. South Coast Radiology merger with Lake Imaging

    After 47 years as the Gold Coast's leading radiology provider, the Partners of South Coast Radiology (SCR) are excited to announce a merger with Lake Imaging, a similar-sized independent radiology group based in Victoria and WA. The merged business...

  11. Happy 50th Birthday to Ramsay Healthcare

    The Partners and staff of South Coast Radiology congratulate all the Ramsay Healthcare staff on 50 years of dedicated service to healthcare. A great achievement - Congratulations Ramsay Healthcare. Please see the link below for Ramsay Health Care - 50...

  12. Cancer Council Australia- Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

    Come along and join us for a delicious morning tea and make a contribution to the important research being conducted by the Cancer Council Australia on Thursday 22nd May. All funds raised will be donated to the Cancer Council Australia

  13. Cancer Council Australia- Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Raffle

    Cancer Council Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is nearly here. In the lead up to this event a raffle is being conducted with great prizes to be won. All funds raised will be donated to the Cancer Council Australia for the continuation of the important research being conducted.

  14. Prostate cancer has become the most significant major malignancy of Australian men.

    New advances in Prostate Cancer Imaging. Dr Eamonn McAteer & Dr David Homewood, Radiologists and Partners, South Coast Radiology. Prostate cancer has become the most significant major malignancy of Australian men (30% of cancers in males) and is...

  15. Clinical value of new SPECT CT nuclear medicine technology

    By Dr Adam Tonakie, Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine specialist. South Coast Radiology now offers identical nuclear medicine systems at both Pindara and John Flynn hospital imaging departments – the state-of-the-art GE Discovery 670 SPECT CT...

  16. New research supports use of 3D Mammography

    By Dr Eamonn McAteer, South Coast Radiology. Mammography is the most commonly used examination for breast cancer screening, however it remains an imperfect test. A standard two-view mammogram does not detect all cancers, and even in leading imaging...

  17. New Oxenford Clinic Opens

    South Coast Radiology has opened its newest clinic at Oxenford on the 11th November 2013. The new clinic offers a comprehensive range of services including Computed Tomography (CT) and is located just off the Pacific motorway at the Tamborine-Oxenford...

  18. New Medicare funded GP referral to adult MRI (16 years and over)

    As of 1 November 2013, General Practitioners are able to refer patients over the age of 16 for MRI investigations for a small range of clinically appropriate indications. This is in addition to the GP access to paediatric MRI introduced in November 2012....

  19. Tomosynthesis - Early Detection of Breast Cancer

    Breast tomosynthesis is the most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer and is now available at South Coast Radiology's specialist Women's Imaging Clinic. 3D Mammography compared to normal mammography is: 27% more effective at...

  20. PET/CT Diagnostic Imaging - Available at our Southport Clinic

    Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) is a non-invasive medical test that helps doctors diagnose and treat medical conditions. PET/CT is unique because the functional information PET provides is superimposed with CT imaging for...

  21. 4D obstetric ultrasound now available at SCR Varsity Lakes

    Many patients are now seeking a 4D scan during their pregnancy and in addition to our Women’s Imaging Centre (TWIC) service, SCR is now providing 4D obstetric ultrasound on our state-of-the-art GE ultrasound machines at Varsity Lakes practice. Cost:...

  22. Changes to timing of maternal blood collection for CFTS

    Effective screening for all major aneuploidies can be achieved in the first trimester of pregnancy using the Combined First Trimester Screen (nuchal translucency ultrasound + maternal serum biochemistry markers of PAPP-A and free βhCG) with a...

  23. GP Referral to Paediatric MRI Service

    Billing Policy: All examinations that meet the criteria below will be bulk-billed to Medicare. Patients: eligible items for patients aged 15 years and younger Locations: all partially funded Medicare eligible scanners – Pindara, Southport and Robina...