Headquartered in Dundrum, Dublin, Global Diagnostics has grown to be one of the leading providers of quality
diagnostic services to the HSE, National Screening Service and NHS and in 2018 will partake in the care of over
We design radiology service solutions based on the immediate and long term needs of our healthcare clients and
are currently providing radiology solutions to 15 public and voluntary hospitals across Ireland in addition to our
accredited private and primary care services.
The award winning Global solution is built on solid value stream workflows developed over our 19 years in
business and from a management team with a combined 95 years plus of healthcare provision experience. Our team has
grown to over 100 people in Ireland, made up of industry experts who are passionate about innovative healthcare
specifically designed around the needs of the patient.
Solutions can include the provision of radiologist reporting services, imaging services provided by
radiographers and sonographers, RIS PACS solutions, waiting list initiatives or the provision of a full radiology
managed service solution.
For more information contact Managing Director, Caroline Byrne on 086 150 2640.
Global’s public and private services footprint :
CT On Call
Arklow Primary Care
Swiftcare (3 x Clinics)
Global Private MRI
Global Private Ultrasound
The above chart indicates the range of services Global Diagnostics currently provides throughout Ireland across
multiple healthcare facilities, while respecting client confidentiality.
Radiologist Reporting Services
Global Diagnostics has a team of 12 IMC registered and Irish based Consultant Radiologists allowing us to
provide a quality assured and dedicated radiology reporting service as a stand alone service or as part of the
clients managed service requirements.
Global Diagnostics Reporting Services solution includes:
Designated Consultant Radiologist from a list of approved radiologists agreed between the client and Global
Diagnostics. All Radiologists CV's, MPS and IMC registrations are provided as part of the accreditation to the
Hospital / client site during the engagement preparation
Guaranteed 365 day a year access to a consultant radiologist with no down time or reduction in services as
a result of holidays, illness etc
Protocolling support for all examinations referred to client radiology departments as required
Consultant Radiologist report on all studies
Contracted times for return of reports based on clinical acuity and hospital contractual requirements
Real time communication of critical, urgent and clinically significant results using a closed loop process
A quality assurance framework from an accredited award winning provider with a proven track record of
providing quality services to the HSE and private sector
Imaging Services Provided by Radiographers and Sonographers
Global have a current panel of over 80 Radiographers, Sonographers and Clinical Specialists who work across
Global's 19 clinical sites in their respective roles. While Global do not provide a recruitment agency role, we
do provide a range of end to end radiology services including clinical teams. These services are discussed and
designed on a bespoke basis with our hospital partners.
RIS PACS Solutions
Global Diagnostics project managed, configured and developed our RISPACS system Go Live in January 2017 which
is now in operation across Global's own service sites and has been rolled out to a private hospital client
The project for our client included migration from legacy RISPACS system, replacement of the infrastructure,
configuration of the system to meet the needs of the local radiology unit, integration with the Hospital PAS,
testing, training and deployment.
Global continue to provide ongoing support, hosting and RIS and PACS management services in our client site to
Waiting List Initiatives / Back-log Reporting
It is an unfortunate reality that most hospitals are unable to maintain the level of reporting required
within the department and in these instances, Global is able to provide additional resource on an ongoing
Global has already provided support to many small and large HSE sites around the country for short term and
longer term requirements.
Based on a “per exam” model, this allows hospitals to choose the level of spending and the level
of waiting that is acceptable within the hospital system.
Services requested by Global have extended from reporting waiting list to provision of a managed service
across all modalities – MRI (University Hospital Limerick), CT (Tallaght Hospital), US (Our Lady of
Lourdes Hospital - Drogheda, Tallaght Hospital, Our Lady’s Hospital – Navan) and Plain Film X-Ray
(Kerry General Hospital)
Full Radiology Managed Service Solutions
In addition to the range of managed service solutions mentioned above, Global also provides a range of
specialist services to hospitals including onsite interventional work, quality assurance and clinical
oversight. The range of service provided is discussed and designed on a bespoke basis with our hospital
The Clinical oversight in these sites includes – Medical Director, Practitioner in Charge, Radiation
Services Officer, Radiology or Ultrasound Services Manager, operational and administrative support, clinical
audit, and quality and risk consultancy, all of which feed in directly into the local governance structures of