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  • 13 September 2011

    Frontline staff who look after patients are being pressurised not to take sick leave and come into work when they are ill as part cost saving measures in the National Health Service.

    Speakers at the recent Trades Union Congress today condemned employers who are compromising the fight against hospital acquired infections.

  • 12 September 2011

    Two out of three individuals suffering from dementia who are prescribed anti-psychotic drugs should be offered alternative treatments first, according to a motion debated at the Trades Union Congress.

  • 03 August 2011

    A senior radiographer who works at the Royal Derby Hospital and is a resident of Sunnyhill has been elected to head her professional body.

    Sue Johnson, the superintendent in the x-ray department at the Royal Derby Hospital, is the president of the Society and College of Radiographers for 2011/12.

  • 02 August 2011

    Audrey Paterson, Director of Professional Policy at the Society and College of Radiographers, said: “The National Cancer Services Analysis team should be commended for the publication of this data which, for the first time, gives us a highly detailed picture of radiotherapy provision in England.

  • 13 June 2011

    Professor Audrey Paterson, who has been the director of professional policy at the Society and College for the past eight years, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's birthday honours list.

    "This is wonderful recognition of Audrey’s exceptional work for our profession and for the Society and College of Radiographers," said Richard Evans, the Society's chief executive officer.

  • 02 June 2011

    Sessions covering image interpretation of the paediatric skeleton are the latest update to the Image Interpretation e-learning programme.

    This addition follows an announcement by Philips Healthcare that the content will be available to clinicians outside the NHS for the first time. NHS staff are able to access the e-learning for free, 24 hours a day, in and away from the workplace.

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