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BIR UK MRI Course 2018

2018 10 Jan

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BIR releases free video on thrombectomy procedure

2017 12 Dec

Interventional radiologist Professor Iris Grunwald demonstrates basilar artery clot retrieval using a thrombectomy simulatorIn April 2017 NHS England announced that it will commission mechanical thrombectomy so it can become more widely available with the aim of treating 8,000 patients per year with this procedure.A new free video is now available on... Read more

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BIR welcomes new sponsor for Make it Better Award

2017 27 Nov

Applications now invited for popular service improvement award   The British Institute of Radiology is delighted to announce that IEL are the proud sponsor of the successful service improvement award which will now be known as the BIR/IEL Make it Better Award.   Now in its fourth year, this award is given to the group of people who have demonstrated... Read more

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Neuroradiology - 1 day seminar for the DGH radiologist and speciality trainee

2017 26 Oct

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Genitourinary Imaging Update Organised by the BIR East of England Branch

2017 13 Oct

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BIR position statement on the selection and purchase of lead aprons

2017 07 Oct

clarification on current and future legislation Due to changes in International Standards for personal protective equipment (PPE), it has become unclear whether current lead apron designs meet the new standards and whether they can continue to be purchased. This position statement seeks to clarify the present situation.    What’s going on with PPE?    There... Read more

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Free BIR Webinar on Proton RadioTherapy

2017 23 Aug

BIR produces a trio of proton radiotherapy webinars by top expertsImage: (left to right) Dr Adrian Crellin, Hazel Pennington, Professor Stuart Green   A free CPD accredited webinar offering insight into the ground-breaking  progress of Proton Radiotherapy in the UK is now available free of charge for anyone visiting the BIR website, giving a taste of... Read more

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Emergency Imaging Organised by the Welsh Branch

2017 07 Aug

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2017 31 Jul

The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how to stay relevant in today's healthcare world of free information and high clinical workloads and pressures. This is exacerbated by increasing specialisation and the need to stay abreast of developments in a fast-changing medical world. Examples of the increased complexity of imaging and... Read more

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BIR responds to NHS England Announcement on Increase in Emergency Mechanical Thrombectomy

2017 21 Apr

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) welcomes the announcement by NHS England that of the intention to roll out emergency mechanical thrombectomy in hospitals.The implementation of this procedure more widely will clearly reduce disability and long term complications for people with stroke.However there needs to be a clear policy to recruit the staff... Read more