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University Hospital Limerick

St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858

Phone: 061 482126

Email: -

Internal Directions:
4th Floor, Leben Building

Opening hours:
No opening hours available

About Radiology

Radiology is the medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the human body. The Radiology Department provides a range of services including: breast ultrasound, cath lab, CT scans, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, hybrid theatre vascular imaging, interventional radiology therapy, mammogram, MRI scans, nuclear medicine, obstetric ultrasound, ultrasound and x-ray.

About Mammogram

A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast and is often used to look for early signs of breast cancer Your breasts will be x-rayed one at a time. The breast is placed on the x-ray machine and gently but firmly compressed with a clear plate. Two x-rays are taken of each breast from different angles. The mammogram itself takes only a few moments to complete.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: All patients

Who needs to refer you: Consultant or GP

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time


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