Osteoporosis screening referrals

Assessing whether you have or are likely to develop osteoporosis

For GPs wishing to refer a patient for a bone density (DEXA) scan, please email gst-tr.NuclearMedicineAandCReferrals@nhs.net.

We accept referrals from a variety of sources:

  • GPs – appointment, Monday to Friday
  • hospital outpatients – appointment, Monday to Friday
  • metabolic bone clinic – walk in, Tuesdays
  • children's metabolic bone clinic – appointment, Wednesdays
  • hospital inpatients – as required, Monday to Friday
  • one stop clinic/fracture clinic – walk in, Thursdays.