Whether you’re here for a routine scan or something more specialised, you’ll get a warm welcome, time to ask questions, and care that puts you at the centre of everything. Our local team are experts at what they do, and proud to be serving the Northland community.
ARG uses state-of-the-art imaging services designed to make your experience as stress-free as possible.
We constantly update equipment as new technologies develop, so you can be confident that your results are the best available. Our staff will ensure you understand your procedures, so you feel reassured and comfortable throughout your visit.
MRI looks in detail at specific parts of the body, e.g. soft tissue, bone, fat, muscles and organs. It produces detailed images, which can help your radiologist make an accurate diagnosis. It's considered to be very safe.
CT images give insight into the structure and workings of a particular area. They are used by radiologists to diagnose a range of conditions, or for assistance in diagnosing other procedures. It is considered to be very safe and painless.
Ultrasound is used for obstetric images during a pregnancy, as well as for scanning a wide range of body parts and conditions. Ultrasound doesn’t use radiation and is considered completely safe for children and during pregnancy.
X-rays show the structure of your bones and some organs by passing beams through your body. This allows radiologists to detect abnormalities. Our technology creates a digital image immediately, meaning faster diagnosis and treatment. It's considered safe and painless.
A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that can help reveal how your tissues and organs are functioning. The PET scan uses very small, safe amounts of radioactive tracers, and is used most frequently to detect and assess disease within the body.
An obstetric or pregnancy scan, uses high frequency sound waves that bounce off your baby and internal organs. We record these and display the images in real time on a monitor. Ultrasound doesn’t use radiation and is considered completely safe during pregnancy.