National Conference for Radiology Managers (NCRM)

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NCRM is a collaboration between the SoR and Philips Healthcare UK. Since its launch in 2011 the conference has grown from strength to strength and now established as the flagship event for radiology managers The conference held annually in May attracts more than 200 delegates from across the UK. The exhibitors and networking opportunities form a key part of the programme .

The programme is determined each year by a steering committee with representation from Philips, SoR Professional team and radiology service managers

Please do let us know if there are topics you would like to see on a future programme

NCRM 2024

Thursday 23rd May 2024

Pullman Hotel, St Pancras, London

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Previous conference reports and presentations 

  • NCRM 2022 | Better Futures Moving forward together

    If you missed last year's hybrid conference then not to worry! We have the whole conference available on demand thank you to the Phillips website. 

    Click here to view the conference's complete programe

    All speakers were recorded and have been separated into individual topics. See the list below of available talks and select which one you'd like to view by clicking on the link. 

    • Opening Keynote: Imaging services - Progress in achieving the Richards vision
      Dr Sam Hare, National Specialty Adviser for Imaging, NHS England & Improvement
      Watch here

    • Apprenticeships – what do they offer for Radiography?
      Kerry Mills, National Clinical Advisor – Imaging, Health Education England
      Watch here

    • Supporting Success: Maximising the contribution of the support workforce in radiology
      Penny Owens, Consultant in Medical Imaging and Allied Health Professions Sue Johnson, Professional Officer, SCoR
      Watch here

    • Virtual Support and Supervision Systems - How technology can support you.
      Kim Robertson, Head of Imaging Services Transformation, NHS England & NHS Improvement 
      Philip Gregory, Practice Educator for Imaging, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
      Watch here

    • Advancing Clinical Practice - Panel discussion
      Dr Steve Kennish, Consultant Radiologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
      Emma Rose, Vascular Access ACP, Great Ormand Street Hospital
      Sarah Martyn, Consultant Sonographer, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
      Liz van Ingen, Advanced CT Practitioner Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
      Chrissie Eade, Consultant Radiographer, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
      Watch here

    • Spotlight on the devolved nations
      Anne-Marie Ross, Network Imaging Manager, Scottish Clinical Imaging Network (SCIN),
      Cora Regan, Professional Imaging Lead at the DoH NI,
      Dr Sarah Bant, Head of Healthcare Science Transformation, Health Education and Improvement
      Chris Kalinka, Programme Manager NHS Wales Health Collaborative
      Watch here

    • Addressing the Impact of COVID 19 on staff health and wellbeing
      Yvonne Damanhuri, Screening & Immunisation Co-ordinator, NHSE/I London Region
      Dr Sadie Sayed, Director of the HOTT Programme's Simulation Stream, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust,
      Fazeela Chharawala, Operational Director, Imperial HOTT (Helping our Teams Transform) programme
      Watch here

    •  Retention – Securing the workforce
      Laura Flatman, Retention Lead People Directorate NHS England & NHS Improvement 
      Watch here

  • NCRM 2021 | Celebrating Leadership

    Not to worry if you missed the Celebtating Leadership conference, we have the presentations available on demand thanks to Phillips website

    • Diagnostics - next steps
      : Review of the key elements of 'Diagnostics : Recovery & Renewal'
      Discussion of progress towards implementation with emphasis on community diagnostic hubs

      Professor Sir Mike Richards
      Chair, Clinical Advisory Group on Diagnostics, NHS England & NHS Improvement

      Mr Richard Evans
      NCRM Chair & CEO, The Society of Radiographers

      Mr Neil Mesher
      CEO Philips UK&I, Business Leader Precision Diagnostics Europe - Philips
    • The Richards Report: planning future imaging services & practical implications
      The Richards Report: planning future imaging services & practical implications 

      Dr Sam Hare
      National Specialty Adviser Imaging, NHS England

      Professor Sir Mike Richards
      Chair, Clinical Advisory Group on Diagnostics, NHS England & NHS Improvement

      Mr Richard Evans
      NCRM Chair & CEO, The Society of Radiographers

      Gill Holroyd
      Clinical Collaboration Lead, Cheshire and Merseyside Radiology Imaging Network

      Simone Towie
      Group Head of Imaging, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
    • Through the glass ceiling
      The theme is “Through the Glass Ceiling” and is an illustration of opportunity for our profession to lead across boundaries rather than in the more traditional roles generally open to us within leadership & Management...

      Penny Owens
      Specialist Advisor, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

      Kim Robertson
      Head of Imaging Services Transformation, NHS England & NHS Improvement

      Lizzie Ladd
      Head of Imaging, South West NHS England & Improvement & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

      Karen Prosser
      Director of Commercial Development, Strategy and Partnerships urrently seconded in as Programme. Director to Somerset Covid Vaccination Programme
    • Leadership: The next generation
      A panel of student leaders, including ‘150leaders’ 2020 cohort, joined by SCoR Student support officer and ‘150leaders’ alumna Nichola Jamison, share lessons and experiences of leadership through what has been an incredibly challenging year for UK radiography students. During the session we will discuss concepts of leadership, and our positive reflections on the past year. 

      Ismat Khan
      Student Diagnostic Radiographer, University of Cumbria

      Elise Woodbridge-Colella
      Student Therapeutic Radiographer, University of Hertfordshire

      Nichola Jamieson
      Students and New Professionals Officer, The Society of Radiographers

      Ben Potts
      Student Diagnostic Radiographer, Birmingham City University
    • Valuing Diversity

      Stuart Palma
      National Head of Allied Health Professions (Professional & Systems Leadership), NHS Engalnd & NHS Improvement

      Claire Donaldson
      President Elect - The Society of Radiographers Angus

      Shareen Pavaday
      Senior Policy and Evidence Lead – Equality and Inclusion, NHS England and NHS Improvement
    • Closing Keynote Session

      Beverley Harden
      Allied Health Professions Lead, Health Education England

      Richard Evans
      NCRM Chair & CEO, Society College of Radiographers