News & Media

07 July 2020

Media release: Clinical radiologists urge patients to not delay imaging tests as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Clinical radiologists are encouraging patients to attend their required imaging procedures and to not delay treatment, as COVID-19 restrictions ease in many states across Australia.  With the increase in travel, gyms and fitness centres reopening and recreational activities and community sport recommencing, we could see an increase in emergency department presentations and demand for radiology services. Dr Lance Lawler, President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) said that radiology clinics and departments are working hard to safeguard patients and ensure they can access radiology services.

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