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  • 10 June 2013

    The Society and College of Radiographers has appointed Dr Julie Nightingale to be Editor-in-Chief of Radiography, the Society's peer-review journal.

  • 14 May 2013

    Patients needing diagnostic imaging on the NHS should receive better, more efficient access after being referred by their GP, according to new guidance launched this week.

  • 04 March 2013

    Resources needed to guarantee access for cancer patients to advanced radiotherapy techniques.

    The Society of Radiographers has joined with seven other professional and industry organisations to write an open letter to David Cameron, calling for more funding for radiotherapy.

  • 14 February 2013

    Imaging departments receive advice on clinical reporting and initial commenting

    The College of Radiographers (CoR) has published a guidance document for medical imaging services on clinical reporting and preliminary clinical evaluation by radiographers.

  • 07 November 2012

    SCoR questions workforce and equipment investments

    “Progress is being made but we have a long way to go,” is the Society’s view following the publication of a report by the Department of Health Cancer Policy Team that looks at the current state of radiotherapy services in England.

  • 09 October 2012

    Bayer logoBayer has generously agreed to financially support this year's event to celebrate radiography and radiographers.

    The company's logo will appear on materials associated with World Radiography Day, including the the widely-used posters which are part of the hundreds of packs requested by departments and higher education institutions.

  • 09 October 2012

    The professional organisation for the people who deliver life-saving radiotherapy to patients who have cancer are pleased with the news that a key treatment is being supported with more funding.

    The £15 million Cancer Radiotherapy Innovation Fund, which is intended to make Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) more widely available in England, is welcomed by the Society and College of Radiographers.

  • 13 September 2012

    TUC delegates back radiographers’ motion to support Stonewall campaign

    A campaign by the UK’s leading gay and bisexual rights organisation to stop homophobic bullying, a widespread problem in Britain’s secondary schools, has been given unanimous support at this year’s Trades Union Congress (9-12 September 2012).

  • 10 September 2012

    Society of Radiographers calls for funding reform and legislation to support multiple sclerosis sufferers

    A motion today (10 September 2012) at the 2012 Trades Union Congress calling on government to provide more social care for sufferers of MS, received overwhelming support from the conference.

  • 22 August 2012

    The Society of Radiographers will put forward a motion at next month’s TUC Congress to call for the TUC to work with campaigning organisations to tackle homophobic bullying in schools and encourage education authorities to take action to eradicate the problem.

    The issue was raised earlier this year, when a motion was passed at the Society’s Annual Delegates’ Conference calling for the union to support the Stonewall Education For All programme.

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