Joint document with Royal College of Nursing by Wendy Preston (RCN) and Maria Murray (SCoR). An update of the 2008 2nd edition RCN document entitled Clinical Imaging Requests from Non-Medically Qualified ProfessionalsDownload PDF
This guidance document provides advice and good practice recommendations for employers and health care professionals involved in clinical imaging processes, regarding requests for all modalities of imaging procedures (ionising and non-ionising) from non-medically qualified health care professionals. Further IR(ME) R guidance is available from the Department of Health (2017) specifically relating to referrers in section ten. The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) provide for the health protection of individuals undergoing medical exposures involving ionising radiation, including requirements regarding requests for X-ray examinations.
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