Patient safety

Patient safety

SAFETY and PATIENT CARE are our priority at Unitingcare Medical Imaging A recent event: A patient became quite unwell during his scan at Wesley Medical Imaging recently. Quick thinking, highly skilled nursing staff and the availability of specialised equipment saved...
Advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone

Advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone

Advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone The 13th of September 2018 marks a momentous occasion for UCMI at our Wesley clinic in Auchenflower. Unitingcare Medical Imaging completed the first Queensland Lutetium 177 PSMA Therapy for advanced prostate cancer on 10...
Prostate MRI attracts Medicare rebate

Prostate MRI attracts Medicare rebate

Medicare rebate for Prostate MRI announced in Federal  Budget It’s an exciting time for men’s health with the announcement in this month’s Federal Budget that Prostate MRI  will be covered by a Medicare rebate from 1 July 2018. Wesley Medical Imaging (WMI) has...
Prostate MRI plays key role in cancer detection

Prostate MRI plays key role in cancer detection

A recently published Joint Consensus Statement from the American Urology Association and the Society of Abdominal Radiology supports that MRI of the prostate plays a key role in prostate cancer detection following an initial negative biopsy. When high quality Prostate...
Living longer with internal radiation

Living longer with internal radiation

Cancer patients can live longer with minimally invasive internal radiation therapy that destroys liver tumours. Selective Internal Radiation Therapy SIRT, involves injecting millions of tiny radioactive microspheres into the bloodstream directly to the tumour. They...