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    Safety in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Responsible officer: Alexandra Lipton Date published: 23 September, 2016 Topics: MRI

    Summary

    This guidance and advice document overviews safety issues in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and provides direction to radiographic staff on where appropriate information can be found.  SCoR is grateful to members of the SCoR Magnetic Resonance Advisory Group (MRAG) and the BAMRR policy board who contributed to the writing of this document.

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    Patient Identification: guidance and advice - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Responsible officer: Alexandra Lipton Date published: 20 September, 2016 Topics: MRI
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    The Clinical Imaging Board (CIB) has previously issued a statement in recognition of the importance of correct patient identification when undertaking diagnostic imaging procedures utilising ionising radiation. .This statement has been adapted as follows to apply to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. MRI uses a combination of a very strong static magnetic field, time-varying magnetic fields and radiofrequency pulses to create the patient images. These examinations do not involve the use of ionising radiation; however, there are very serious risks to the patient associated with MRI, particularly for those patients with implanted medical devices. Thus the principles of safe patient identification are the same.
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    The Radiographic Assistant Practitioner’s role in Quality Control of Radiological Equipment

    Responsible officer: Maria Murray Date published: 9 September, 2016 Topics: Assistant practitioners
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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2013-2014

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 3 August, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2013-2014 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2010-2011

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 2 August, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2010-2011 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2009-2010

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 1 August, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2009-2010 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2008-2009

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 31 July, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2008-2009 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2007-2008

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 30 July, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2007-2008 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

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    Approval and Accreditation Board; Annual Report 2006-2007

    Responsible officer: Louise Coleman Date published: 29 July, 2016
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    CoR is pleased to publish the 2006-2007 Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) Report. The purpose of the report is to draw together the activity of the AAB by including data on the approval and accreditation work of the Board. Data and statistics from the Education Institution Annual Monitoring Survey constitute a significant proportion of the report. These statistics provide a mainly quantitative overview of the position of radiographic education within the UK. This will enable education providers, including providers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy services, to compare their own data with national data and to extract key areas where they may have further work to do or areas where they can share their good practice with the rest of the radiographic community.

  • Survey into student bullying on clinical placement

    Responsible officer: Lyn West-Wigley Date published: 27 June, 2016 Topics: Managers, Students

    Summary

    It is acknowleged that some students on clinical placement experience bullying and harassment. The Society and College of Radiographers believes that any form of bullying and harassment is unacceptable. Thankfully the vast majority of  students experience both a rewarding and supportive academic and clinical placement, which is facilitated by supportive teaching teams and clinical lecturers/educators.

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