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IMAGING Management

BIR Statement : Thank you to Radiology Departments During NHS Cyber Attack

2017 24 May

The BIR applauds radiology and oncology teams who were faced with unprecedented challenges during the recent ransomware attack on NHS trusts across the UK. PACS teams, radiologists, radiographers, r egistrars and I.T. teams worked through the nights and weekend to begin isolating damage, restoring systems and ensuring the safety of patients was not... 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.... Read more