Overview

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine involves a scan or test to show how various parts of your body are working.

You receive a very small amount of radiation, similar to an X-ray, that can be picked up by a scanner.

Types of scans and tests we offer include:

  • diagnostic imaging
  • cardiac (heart) stress testing
  • children's imaging
  • hybrid imaging
  • osteoporosis screening
  • non-cancer thyroid testing
  • thyroid cancer therapy
  • neuroendocrine testing
  • radium therapy for prostate cancer
  • radiosynovectomy
  • radionuclide therapy

Accommodation

There is accommodation available for people attending the nuclear medicine department for treatment at Guy's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital. Find out more information about:

Alternatively, please speak to a member of the team caring for you.

Our consultants

Sarah Allen, head of nuclear medicine, consultant clinical scientist

Dhruba Dasgupta, nuclear medicine

Nicolas Eftychiou, nuclear medicine; thyroid oncology clinic

Eugene Lee, nuclear medicine chief technologist

Victoria Gibson, head of radiopharmacy

Charlotte Fowler, nuclear medicine; radiosynovectomies

Fahim Ul-Hasan, nuclear medicine; thyroid oncology clinic, nuclear medicine clinical lead

Hajira Ilyas, nuclear medicine

Ahmed Haseeb, nuclear medicine

Contact us

Nuclear medicine at Guy's Hospital

Phone: 020 7188 4112

Email: [email protected]

Address: nuclear medicine, ground floor, Borough Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We're open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Nuclear medicine at St Thomas' Hospital

Phone: 020 7188 4084

Email: [email protected]

Address: nuclear medicine, 1st floor, Lambeth Wing, St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

We're open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Osteoporosis unit

Phone: 020 7188 4099 for osteoporosis screening reception

Email: [email protected]

Address: osteoporosis unit, 1st floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We're open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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