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Welcome to the CT Practice page

This is where you will find useful links to groups, resources and publications to help you deliver of a safe, evidenced based CT service.

CT Special Interest Groups:


Assistant Practitioners

If you are an assistant practitioner working as part of a CT team we would love to hear from you. Tell us what you do and what impact it has on your service.

Find out more about the scope of practice of an assistant practitioner here


Radiographers may work in CT on a rotational basis or as an experienced specialist or advanced practitioner.

If you have developed an innovative service within your CT department or if you are involved in CT related research and would like to share your work contact us at [email protected]

Advanced Practitioners, Consultant Practitioners and Reporting Radiographers

Non-medical advanced practitioners are increasingly expected to be educated to Masters Level and Consultant Practitioners to Doctorate Level. The College of Radiographers supports and encourages accreditation at both levels of practice.

Find out about accreditation:


  • Have you developed an innovative staffing model for your 24-hour CT service that you believe would benefit patients elsewhere?

  • What further support would you like to see available via our web pages?

  • Contact us at [email protected]

Education and Governance

CT National Occupational Standards

Legal framework for managing medicines in CT

Contrast agents, like all Prescription Only Medicines (POM’s), must be prescribed prior to administration.

These links and documents will help in understanding the legal framework:



Staffing and job planning




The use of Cerebral CT Angiography as an Ancillary Investigation to support a clinical Diagnosis of Death using Neurological Criteria A consensus guideline

Central Venous Catheter Guidance

NICE Guideline CG 176: Head injury: assessment and early management

Further reading and useful publications