SCoR Talk


Friday, March 27, 2020

Welcome to the first Covid-19 Update

Information and resources to support members are being added daily to the Covid-19 section of the website.

Below is a digest of the significant content added over the past week. Follow the Society on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @SCoRMembers where details of new information are posted as soon as they are added to the website.

Everyone at the Society joins with Gill Hodges, the Society's President, who said in a recent message to members, "I want to say thank you to each and every one of you and express how very proud I and all of UK Council are of Radiographers and all our members everywhere, and the way in which you demonstrate resilience and resourcefulness in very challenging situations."

If you have a question about your membership, or need work-place based advice and support, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Richard Evans
Chief Executive Officer


Society raises PPE shortages and lack of Covid-19 testing with government

Government must accept responsibility and explain how this is being put right


Summary of current and emerging issues for radiographers

Employers should have policies for staff imaging suspected or confirmed cases


Common employment questions

Pay, isolation, PPE, volunteering, how to say 'no' and should men wear beards


I have been asked to work in an unfamiliar area/role? What should I do?

HCPC advice to registrants

Covid-19 IRMER

IR(ME)R update

No staff should operate radiological equipment without training

New e-learning resources

Covid-19 specific material

Returners to practice; retired radiographers; registered radiographers in other work areas

What they need to know


Comprehensive advice for the ultrasound workforce

Effective and safe decontamination of ultrasound machines and transducers

Best practice summary published

Correction to PPE information for therapeutic radiographers

Follow government advice