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  • Nuclear Medicine Practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 1 March, 2007 ISBN: 1 871101 22 4

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  • Safety in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 1 February, 2007 Topics: MRI ISBN: 9871 871101 41 7

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    Summary

    SCoR and BAMRR issue this guidance and advice document on safety issues in MRI. It provides direction on where appropriate information can be found.

  • Health and Safety and Pregnancy

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 1 February, 2007 ISBN: 0-9503597-9-3

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    Summary

    The Society of Radiographers is pleased to issue this advice and guidance document on the subject of health and safety and pregnancy in response to questions and concerns raised by safety representatives and managers.

  • Team Working within clinical imaging: A contemporary view of skills mix

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 1 January, 2007 ISBN: 1 871101 38 7

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    Summary

    This document aims to identify and disseminate examples of good skills mix practice within a sound and robust clinical governance framework. There is also clarification of delegation, transference of care and supervised roles. Whilst the Colleges acknowledge diverse views on skills mix amongst their Fellows and Members, we feel it is essential to give guidance on good, safe practice across a range of skills and expertise.

  • The Scope of Practice of Assistant Practitioners in Clinical Imaging

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 1 January, 2007

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    Summary

    This document has been produced to provide definitive statements regarding the policy of the SCoR in respect of the practice of Assistant Practitionersin Clinical Imaging. This new guidance reflects the important role that Assistant Practitioners can play in the delivery of imaging services as part of the four tier structure.

    It is recognised that practices vary throughout the UK and therefore the SCoR has published these statements as a benchmark for safe and effective practice.

  • Health Care Associated Infections (HCAIs) Practical Guidance and Advice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 1 November, 2006 ISBN: 1 871101 39 5
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    Summary

    This document is issued by the Society & College of Radiographers (SCoR) to provide advice and guidance on control of infection to all members, including students.

  • Statement on ultrasound referrals and professional indemnity

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 1 November, 2006

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    Summary

    The purpose of this guidance is to consider current ultrasound referral practice against
    existing professional indemnity arrangements for members of the Society of Radiographers who are practising sonographers.
     

  • Medical Image Interpretation & Clinical Reporting by Non-Radiologists: The Role of the Radiographer

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 30 September, 2006 ISBN: 1 871101 22 0

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    Summary

    SCoR is pleased to present this document, which makes explicit its role in the development of Nuclear Medicine Practice and support of nuclear medicine practitioners. The Society welcomes the collaboration between radiographers and clinical technologists in drafting the document. This document identifies how various policies of SCoR apply in the context of nuclear medicine practice. It endorses the continuing development of practitioners and their role in the provision of a nuclear medicine service which meets the changing needs of patients and harnesses new technological developments.

  • Drugs Act 2005

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 31 August, 2006

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    Summary

    The Drugs Bill has provisions within the act to include use of x-rays and ultrasound scans and diagnostic radiographers and sonographers need to be aware of the implications of this.  The Drugs Act 2005 applies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • The Filmless Department: use of images as evidence in legal proceedings

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 31 May, 2006

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    Summary

    In response to several questions from Clinical Imaging Departments and with the increase in the use of Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS) the Society and College of Radiographers issues this advice and guidance for Clinical Imaging Departments on the use of images as evidence in legal proceedings.

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