About this service

About us

We use small amounts of nuclear medicine in your body that our specialist cameras can find. This gives your doctor information on how your body works.

This can help our doctors provide you with an early diagnosis and, in some cases, treat disease.

Before your appointment

Please contact us if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or work with radioactive material.

Please visit the British Nuclear Medicine Society website for more information

Opening hours

Colchester: Monday to Wednesday (8.30am to 4.30pm)
Ipswich: Monday to Friday (8.30am to 5pm)

How to find us

Colchester: Please drive through the main hospital entrance (sign posted main entrance and A&E).  Follow the signs to the main patient and visitor car park which is located on the left before you reach the hospital buildings.  Parking charges will apply.
Once parked, head towards the Urgent Treatment Centre at the front of the hospital and the Turner Diagnostic Centre is located to right.  Nuclear medicine is located on the first floor.
Colchester Hospital parking charges will apply.

Colchester Nuclear Medicine Accessibility information from AccessAble

Ipswich: Please drive through the main hospital entrance. The closest car park to the department is labelled ‘G’, which requires you to turn right at the mini roundabout and follow the road round. Please note, there is limited parking including disabled spaces located at Entrance 15.
Ipswich Hospital parking charges will apply.

Once parked, please look for Entrance 15. Nuclear Medicine is located on the first floor of the Woolverstone Wing in the North end of the Hospital.

Ipswich Nuclear Medicine Accessibility information from AccessAble


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