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The British Institute of Radiology Welcomes Teleradiology Standards Update

2017 03 Feb

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) welcomes the second edition of the “Standards for provision of teleradiology within the United Kingdom” released in December 2016 by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). The standards update the guidance previously issued by the RCR in 2010.   With the current shortage of radiologists teleradiology (the transmission... Read more

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The BIR/DMCI Hands-On Training Series: Hepatobiliary Imaging

2017 13 Jan

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Dr Simon Jackson Joins Professor Kevin Prise to Form New BJR Editor-in-Chief Team

2016 24 Nov

We are delighted to announce that Dr Simon Jackson has been appointed as the incoming Editor-in-Chief (Medical) for BJR. He joins Professor Kevin Prise, Editor-in-Chief (Scientific) to further facilitate the development of the journal as a key resource for the radiological scientific community.Dr Jackson has accrued his editorial experience for BJR acting... 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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Professor Stephan Achenbach receives The BIR Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Memorial Award

2016 13 Nov

On 4 November, at the BIR Annual Congress,  Professor Stephan Achenbach, Professor of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Germany  was awarded the prestigious Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Memorial Award, following delivery of a lecture entitled “Clinical Applications of Coronary CTA – View of a Cardiologist”.  He was presented with the award by President of... Read more

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Fetal MRI Interactive Workshop 2017 - The British Institute of Radiology

2016 06 Oct

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BIR/Bayer ‘Make it Better’ Service Award prize 2016 presented at UKRC 2016

2016 30 Jun

The introduction of image-guided lung biopsies using an early discharge protocol means a more cost effective and improved service for patients with suspected lung cancer   A team which has developed a new system to accelerate and improve early diagnosis of lung cancer, a first for the UK,  has won the BIR/Bayer Make it Better Award which was presented... Read more

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The BIR Launches First Free Online “Radiation Protection for Cardiology” Course

2016 22 Jun

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has led a collaboration between the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) with representation from the Royal College of Physicians’ Cardiology Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) to develop a vital training resource for cardiologists.   This online training, developed by the BIR’s Radiation Protection Special... Read more