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The Child & the Law: The Roles & Responsibilities of the Radiographer

Responsible person: 
Christina Freeman
Published: 
30 September, 2005
ISBN: 
1 871101 27 1
Edition: 
1st

Summary

This document provides information on  the legal framework as applied to the child including and issues surrounding child consent for imaging and radiotherapy examinations . Other topics included are  non-accidental injury,  immobilisation of
the child and looking after the children of patients whilst they are in the department.

This present document provides advice and guidance to the individual radiographer and recommendations related to education and training. It also outlines the requirement by managers to draw up referral guidelines for Non Accidental Imaging (NAI).

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