SCoR documents relating to ultrasound are published in the on-line document library at

Select ‘ultrasound’ in the filter box on the right and click ‘apply’.

A list of documents published by the SCoR related to ultrasound (which includes links), can be found at the bottom of this page under the "Downloads" section.

The SCoR and BMUS have published Guidelines for Professional Ultrasound Practice that are updated every December. This contains information and advice on a wide range of topics relating to ultrasound. It includes links to SCoR documents that are current in the document library.

RCR/SCoR Standards for the provision of an ultrasound service
Published December 2014

Archived Health Protection Agency report into ultrasound and infrasound safety (2010)

BMUS response to the HPA report above

MHRA Medical Device Alert: Reusable transoesophageal echocardiography, transvaginal and transrectal ultrasound probes (transducers) See section 1.7 of the SCoR/BMUS Guidelines

SCoR statement on 'entertainment' scans

Return to Practice in Ultrasound (updated 2016)

NHS Employers advice on sonographer registration

RCOG training programme

On-line learning for sonographers working with RCOG trainees

The March 2017 Centre for Workforce Intelligence review of the sonography workforce commissioned by Health Education England can be found here: