Search Tag: Radiation safety

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

Canada Safe Imaging To Address Radiation Safety

2015 30 Nov

Canada is the latest country to set up an initiative to address radiation safety, with the announcement of Canada Safe Imaging. A coalition of key stakeholders is working on the formal launch of Canada Safe Imaging in the coming months, to address the need for a national strategy and action plan relating to radiation safety for medical imaging care... Read more

Health Management

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

2014 08 Nov

Key Points• Radiology departments need to communicate with patients about radiation dose and contrast media to confirm with the new European directive. • Departments must track radiation dose, and be prepared for the additional workload this requires. • Radiation dose information and quality assurance can be a marketing tool for departments.   Public... Read more

IMAGING Management

EuroSafe Campaign Urges Radiologists On

2014 15 Oct

The European Society of Radiology (ESR)’s EuroSafe Imaging campaign has issued a Europe-wide Call for Action in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Bonn Call for Action launched in 2012. The EuroSafe Imaging Call for Action includes promoting  appropriateness in imaging, keeping radiation doses... Read more

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