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Nuclear medicine specialities

Diagnosis and treatment services

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The department offers a range of scans and treatments and is open to patients between 9am and 5pm. We offer a range of appointment times but as some procedures take several hours, we may only be able to offer appointments for some procedures at specific times.

General diagnostic imaging

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. 

Most procedures can be performed at Guy's Hospital or St Thomas'.

Some procedures may take less than hour whereas others are require to return to the department over several days.

Cardiac stress testing

This is a two part examination; stress and rest. The first part of the test (stress) is performed at Guy’s Hospital on Wednesday and at St Thomas’ Hospital on Tuesdays. The second part (rest) will be performed at the same hospital and within two weeks after the stress test.

Paediatric imaging

We have an award winning custom designed paediatric imaging suite at St Thomas’ Hospital. This is a child friendly environment and we have staff that are expert in dealing with younger patients, including play specialists, to ensure that your child’s visit runs as smoothly as possible.

Hybrid imaging

The specialised equipment required for these types of procedures is located at both hospitals and appointments are available in the usual working hours.


Adult osteoporosis screening is performed at Guy’s Hospital and children are seen at St Thomas’ Hospital.

Thyroid clinic and thyroid oncology clinic

The thyroid clinic (non-cancer thyroid conditions) and thyroid oncology clinic (thyroid cancer) includes treatments with radioactive iodine located at Guy’s Hospital. We also perform radioactive iodine treatment run by Professor Valerie Lewington, Dr Fahim Ul-Hassan and Dr Amy Eccles.

Thyroid oncology clinic
ENT department 3rd floor
Southwark Wing
Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT

The thyroid oncology clinic is held once a month on a Wednesday afternoon, between 2pm and 4pm at the address above. Your appointment time will be indicated on your appointment letter.

If you require more information regarding the thyroid or thyroid oncology clinics, please call 020 7188 4110.

Neuroendocrine clinic

The neuroendocrine clinic is led by Professor Val Lewington and Dr Fahim Ul-Hassan.

If you require more information regarding the neuroendocrine clinic, please call 020 7188 4110.

Radium clinic

For prostate cancer, led by Professor Val Lewington and Dr Fahim Ul-Hassan.

If you require more information regarding the radium clinic, please call 020 7188 4110.


The radiosynovectomy clinic is led by Dr Charlotte Fowler.

If you require more information regarding the radiosynovectomy clinic, please call 020 7188 0654.

Radionuclide therapy

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

  • Clinical nurse specialist: 020 7188 4098
  • Thyroid coordinator: 020 7188 4110
  • Guy's Hospital nuclear medicine department: 020 7188 4112