Hunter Imaging Group has a long tradition of providing the Hunter region with accurate diagnostic imaging. Hunter Imaging Group has been in existence in its current form since 1998 following the merger between two long standing Novocastrian diagnostic imaging practices – Hunter Valley Medical Imaging and Newcastle Diagnostic Imaging. These practices go back to the 1920’s and 1930’s respectively and prior to the merger had worked together in 1978 as a joint venture to bring the first CT scanner to Newcastle.
From this collaboration it became obvious to both practices that there would be substantial benefits to patients resulting from a more comprehensive and permanent amalgamation. The merger provided Newcastle with a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging company, with widespread locations all managed and staffed by clinicians with a broad range of expertise.
Hunter Imaging Group now incorporates the specialised imaging services of Hunter Women’s Imaging and the Cardiovascular Centre. The Hunter Women’s Imaging centre is designed to meet the specific needs of women’s health providing a comfortable environment for women to receive top of the line specialist radiological services. The Cardiovascular Centre provides specialist vascular imaging services to the community.
In 2001 Hunter Imaging Group was acquired by Sonic Healthcare which is an international medical diagnostics company, offering extensive pathology and radiology services to various medical communities around the world. Hunter Imaging Group has been able to further extend its quality of equipment and services in the local region with the corporate backing that Sonic Healthcare provides.
It is our belief that every patient deserves to be treated with respect, compassion and care and this remains Hunter Imaging Group’s focus to this day. From our Radiologists, to our Senior Management and clinic staff, there is an unrivalled commitment to patient care that places Hunter Imaging Group ahead of other providers.