Diagnostic services include examinations such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans and ultrasounds. Diagnostic services are primarily used to help health care providers detect a problem, and diagnose disease or injury. Diagnostic services can also be used to determine how well treatments are working, or to measure results over time. For more information on specific diagnostic imaging procedures, see Radiology for Patients: Everything About Your Exam , a website provided by the Canadian Association of Radiologists.
You may be able to have the test in the location of your choice. Talk to your doctor to see if this is an option for you.
Diagnostic services wait times are currently reported as:
As planned improvements in information systems for diagnostic services are implemented, diagnostic wait times will be standardized with other program areas.
Historical data for the previous 13 months is available by clicking the link below: