Tag: RCR

NHS

New figures show the NHS needs thousands more radiologists to keep...

More than half (58%) of radiology leaders say they do not have enough diagnostic and interventional radiologists to keep patients safe, new data from...
budget

“There is only so much our stretched medical specialties can do...

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has called for a fully-costed, long-term funding package to safeguard the future of National Health Service (NHS) radiology...
exam

RCR launches new radiology exam site in India

The UK Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has partnered with the Apollo Radiology International (ARI) Academy to create a new exam centre in India. The...
women

New “myth-buster” guide to support women in interventional radiology in the...

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) have created a “myth busting” guide to encourage more women...

Exclusive: BSIR leadership discusses 2020 programme highlights and IR rising to...

 On the opening day of BSIR 2020 (1–3 December, virtual), Lakshmi Ratnam (London, UK), chair of the scientific programme committee, moderates a special Interventional...
GIRFT

GIRFT Radiology report calls for expansion of IR day-case capacity in...

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has welcomed the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) report into imaging services in England, released 10 November....
stents

RCR and BSIR call for UK stent registry

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) have called for a UK-wide clinical registry for ureteric stents,...
RCR

UK issues new patient information on COVID-19

The UK Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has collaborated with the Society of Radiographers to create a leaflet for patients coming to the hospital...
workforce

UK radiology workforce crisis deepens, “patients are at risk”, RCR asserts

Workforce shortages in clinical radiology are increasing year-on-year, resulting in delayed diagnoses and lower-quality patient care, according to the latest annual census from the...
access

Patients deserve improved access to IR services

In the wake of the recent joint statement from the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) and the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) advocating...
access

BSIR and RCR joint statement supports increased provision of interventional radiology...

The Interventional Radiology Committee of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), in collaboration with the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR), have released a...