General FAQs

Helpful information to answer patients' radiology FAQs.

What would you like to know?

Why did my doctor refer me for a specific scan, why do I need a referral note for a simple X-ray, and why do I deal with radiographers and not doctors when I come for my scan?

We’ve compiled a handy list of radiology FAQs: questions and answers we frequently share with patients. For more detailed information about your specific imaging procedure, contact your nearest branch or speak to your treating physician.

For more questions and answers about fees and billing, click here.


Enquire here about the cost of a procedure and, if funded by a medical aid, the extent of cover provided.

SCP’s services are offered at medical aid rates.