There are 4,436 accredited imaging practices as of 30 September 2023. A substantial majority of the practices (81%) are in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
Figure 1: Distribution of imaging practices by state and territory
Imaging practice diversity
An imaging service involves one of five primary modalities:
- Computed tomography
- Diagnostic radiology
- Nuclear medicine
- Magnetic resonance imaging
Figure 2 shows the percentage of imaging practices which offer one to five imaging services as of 30 September 2023. A little under 2 in 3 practices offer only one imaging service.
Figure 2: Distribution of imaging practices by number of modalities
There are 8,099 accredited imaging modalities as of 30 September 2023. A little under one-half (44%) are ultrasound services.
Figure 3: Distribution of accredited imaging modalities
Figure 4 shows the proportion of accredited imaging practices (4,436) which offer an accredited modality as of 30 September 2023.
Figure 4: Distribution of imaging practices by modality