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UK Radiologist Workforce Shortages Taking Toll Says Census

2020 29 Apr

In terms of radiologist workforce, NHS hospitals have a marked shortfall of 33%, highlighting the health system's huge pressure in providing the necessary imaging and interventional services during the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: Bridging the Radiologist Staffing Gap with New Training Initiative   To cover radiology... Read more

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Royal College of Radiologists to new UK Government: Prioritise Cancer Care

2019 23 Dec

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in the UK has called on the new Conservative majority Government to prioritise and boost funding for five areas across NHS imaging and cancer care.   You might also like: Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?   “You have the power and the opportunity to give patients a sustainably... Read more

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Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more

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Establishing competence in radiology

2018 22 Sep

A UK perspective. Competence in radiology is established by the end of training by a variety of summative and formative assessments, collated within an e-portfolio alongside annual educational supervisors’ reports and review of competence progression. In the United Kingdom training in clinical radiology is undertaken... Read more

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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... Read more