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BIR and GE Healthcare launch new Radiation Safety Travel Award

2016 30 Nov

 (Left to right) Dawn Philips, Sales and Marketing Leader, GE Healthcare and Jacqueline Fowler, CEO at BIR£1,000 funding offered for award designed to promote worldwide innovation in radiation safety   The BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel award is a new initiative which aims to share best practice in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design... Read more

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BJR Awards presented to Dr Tilman Emrich and Dr Sonja Gordic

2016 17 Nov

Dr Tilman Emrich is awarded Barclay Medal Barclay Medal WinnerOn 3 November 2016, at the BIR Annual Congress, Dr Tilman Emrich was awarded the Barclay Medal. He was presented with the award by the President of the BIR, Mr Andy Rogers. Dr Emrich won his award for his paper: “Cardiac Magnetic Resonance enables diagnosis in 90% of patients with acute chest... Read more

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BIR and GE Healthcare Launch New Radiation Safety Travel Award

2016 28 Oct

(Left to right) Dawn Philips, Sales and Marketing Leader, GE Healthcare and Jacqueline Fowler, CEO at BIR.£1,000 funding offered for award designed to promote worldwide innovation in radiation safety   The BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel award is a new initiative which aims to share best practice in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design... Read more

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BIR Response to the Announcement of an Increase in Spending by NHS on Radiotherapy Treatment

2016 25 Oct

The BIR welcomes the announcement that the NHS is to spend £130 million on linear accelerator equipment (Linacs) to treat cancer, especially at a time of severe constraints on NHS Trusts’ budgets. Radiotherapy treatment is the most cost effective treatment for cancer as it is able to accurately target the tumour, avoiding healthy tissue. It is often... 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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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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