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BIR and IPEM Organise Radiotherapy Talk Delivered at House of Commons

2016 13 Oct

“Radiotherapy, the cancer treatment of the past or future?” was the title of a presentation delivered to members of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee (P&SC) on 10 October 2016 at the House of Commons. The talk was organised jointly by the BIR and IPEM. The multidisciplinary presentation, chaired by Stephen Metcalfe MP, was delivered by Dr... Read more

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The British Institute of Radiology Launches New Radiation Safety Guidance for Healthcare Staff

2016 24 Sep

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has produced posters, videos and a book on personal protective equipment (PPE) for staff working with radiation, to help reduce exposure to diagnostic X-rays and develop radiation safety knowledge in and beyond the radiology department. The guidance gives practical advice on how staff should select, wear and... Read more

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BIR commemorates International Day of Radiology & World Radiography Day with fun resources

2016 21 Oct

Download crossword and word search for your team and waiting room.Suitable for radiology and radiotherapy departments, cancer charities, patient liaison staff and anyone involved in International Day of Radiology or World Radiography Day 2016. To commemorate the International Day of Radiology on 8 November 2016, which this year is dedicated to breast... Read more

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2015 22 Sep

Dr. David Wilson is a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist, and President of the British Institute of Radiology 2014-2016. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Occult fractures and outcome in acute ankle injuries. When someone sprains their ankle, if a fracture is suspected they are x-rayed and treated. If there is no fracture, patients... Read more

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BIR: Radiotherapy Errors and Near Misses

2015 04 Aug

This event will provide an overview of the major incidents in radiotherapy including; why errors happen; reporting of errors and learning from errors. How do manufacturers work to prevent errors? What can doctors, physicists and radiographers do to prevent errors? These burning questions will be addressed. Read more

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