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Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Departments

Department of Radiology & Radiography

Head: -currently unspecified-


Main X-Ray:

  • 10 X-Ray rooms; 12 machines
  • This department caters for inand outpatients
  • Specialised procedures eg Ultrasound, Mammography, Urology and GIT patients

Casualty X-Ray:

  • 7 X-Ray rooms; 12 machines
  • Caters for outpatients during the day, but both in- and outpatients at night

Maternity & Neonatal ICU Department:

  • 1 X-Ray room
  • Caters for Neonates, Wards and staff members

Diagnostic Theatre:

  • 4 X-Ray rooms
  • Caters for in- and outpatients specialised procedures eg brain & body scans, Angiograms, fluoroscopy and cardiac catheterisation examinations

General ICU:

  • Caters for Intensive Care Unitpatients only

The Radiology Department excels in their services by performing approximately 1'000 Brain and Body Scans per month.


The School of Radiography took part in the Open Day, which was held at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College on 7 September 2001. Ms Daisy Chauke, Clinical Tutor, and two students, demonstrated to the guests, attending the Open Day, what Radiography is all about.

Two members of staff attended an International Radiographers Workshop on Trauma Management, which was held in Botswana.

The Radiology Department at Bara has embarked on a full scale Quality Assurance Programme.

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