- I am a private patient and have Medicare and Private Health Insurance, how do I claim my account?
After your visit to SVCMI&NM, you may be eligible to claim a rebate via Medicare. Your option to claim via your Private Health Insurance is only activated when you are
an inpatient in hospital.
If you are an inpatient* at the time of your examination, you may be able to claim a rebate via both Medicare and your Private Health Insurance.
(* Inpatient means a patient admitted into hospital with an allocated bed & ward number. This includes Day Surgery and Same Day Centre patients. However, it does not include pre-admission patients).
- Who reports on my scans/films?
Yours scans are reviewed by a Radiologist. A Radiologist is a medical specialist trained
specifically in the treatment and review of medical imaging and its related disciplines and modalities.
- Does the Radiologist consult with me about my results or do I go back to my
As your primary healthcare provider, your referring practitioner will discuss the results of your examination with you.
- After my examination, how long will I have to wait to collect my films and results?
It depends on the type of examination you are having.
When you register with our medical imaging reception staff, they will discuss the result turnaround times which apply to your specific examination(s), along with the possible options for collection or delivery to your referring doctor in some instances.
- Are pensioners and Health Care Card Holders bulk billed?
In most cases the cost for both outpatient and inpatient services for full pensioners and Health Care Card holders will be subsidised by St Vincent's Clinic Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine and you will be bulk billed and no out-of-pocket fees will be charged.
- Where is St Vincent’s Clinic Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine?
St Vincent's Clinic is located in Victoria Street on the corner of Oxford Street,Darlinghurst. Our Medical Imaging department is located on Level 5 in Suite 501.
- Where is the nearest bus stop to St Vincent’s Clinic?
The closest bus stop is near the Supreme Court, Oxford Street, a short walk to St Vincent’s Hospital. Routes 378 and 311 (from Railway Square) and 380 (from Circular Quay) run along Oxford Street.
- Is there any Parking?
Street parking may be available or in St Vincent’s Clinic via Barcom Avenue and in St Vincent’s Public Hospital Car Park via Victoria Street. Barcom Avenue parking is closed weekends and from 8.00pm on weekdays.
- What Facilities are available On Campus?
- Winter garden Coffee Shop – is located on Level 4 of St Vincent’s Clinic – open Monday to Friday from 7.30am - 5.30pm
- The Ritazza Coffee Shop is located in the main foyer of St Vincent’s Hospital. It is open Monday to Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm
- Public telephone/Taxi phone – both are available in the foyer on Level 4 of the Clinic
- Sisters of Charity Outreach Gift Shop – is located in the foyer of St Vincent's Clinic. It stocks gifts, cards, soft toys, religious items and handicrafts. The shop is open Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm
- Pharmacy – is located in the main foyer of the Private Hospital
- Flowers/gifts - Flowers, plants and small gifts are available from Fragrant Plum,
located in the main foyer. The florist is open Monday to Saturday
- ATM – a National Bank ATM is located in the main foyer of the Public Hospital
- Toilets - Public toilets are located on all floors. Disabled toilet facilities are located on Levels 4 to 10 of the St Vincent’s Clinic. A baby change room is located on Level 4 of St Vincent’s Clinic
- Wheelchairs - Wheelchairs are available for use within St Vincent’s Clinic. Please see the Main Reception on Level 4