Doc menu

You are here

Current policy and guidance document library

Please note:
The Society and College of Radiographers is the AUTHOR of All Policy and Guidance documents.
All content related enquiries should be directed to pande@sor.org

Filter and sort your results

Can't find what you are looking for? View superseded and archived documents

  • Recently added

    International recruitment: Guidance for managers recruiting imaging and radiotherapy professionals from overseas

    Date published: 20 September, 2019 Topics: Managers ISBN: 978-1-909802-45-2
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    This is a guidance document aimed at managers seeking support for recruitment from overseas. There are many hyperlinks to relevant guidance and legislation.  The document has been developed by those experienced in recruiting from abroad.

  • Recently added

    Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Sonographers)

    Date published: 23 July, 2019 Topics: Ultrasound ISBN: 978-1-909802-44-5
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    A compilation of some of the most common questions and the answers that have been given in reply to enquiries from sonographers about work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and ways to prevent them.

    It provides a broad overview of the subject and gives links to more definitive documentation and advice.

    REFERENCE: The Society and College of Radiographers (2019). Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Sonographers). Available at https://www.sor.org/learning/document-library

     

  • Patient safety leaflet: Having an MRI scan?

    Date published: 22 July, 2019 Topics: MRI
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    Patient information poster surrounding MRI safety, including what to expect for the scan, how to prepare for the scan and what information they should be giving their doctor prior to being referred to the radiography department. 

  • Referring a patient for an MRI scan

    Date published: 22 July, 2019 Topics: MRI
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    Guidance for medical staff who are referring patients for an MRI scan. Answering the question, what does the MRI department need to know?

  • Join the Patient Advisory Group (PAG) poster

    Date published: 11 July, 2019 Topics: Patients with additional needs, People
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    Emphasising a commitment to support the radiographic workforce in putting the patient voice at the centre ofwhat we do, the SCoR Patient Advisory Group (PAG) has developed a series of pledge posters. 

    This poster is an invitation for patients to get involved with the SCoR PAG to help shape the future of radiographic practice.

    Posters are available free of charge to download in A3 and A4 size and are intended for display in public areas.

     

  • 'What you can expect from us’ patient guidance poster

    Date published: 11 July, 2019 Topics: People
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    Emphasising a commitment to support the radiographic workforce in putting the patient voice at the centre ofwhat we do, the SCoR Patient Advisory Group (PAG) has developed a series of pledge posters.

    This poster iillustrates the principles behind patient, public and practitioner partnerships, defines what patients can expect from a radiographer and highlights what radiographers need in return to deliver high quality care that is right first time.

    Posters are available free of charge to download in A3 and A4 size and are intended for display in public areas.

  • 'What do patients want?' guidance poster

    Date published: 11 July, 2019
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    Emphasising a commitment to support the radiographic workforce in putting the patient voice at the centre ofwhat we do, the SCoR Patient Advisory Group (PAG) has developed a series of pledge posters.

    This poster iillustrates the principles behind patient, public and practitioner partnerships, defines what patients can expect from a radiographer and highlights what radiographers need in return to deliver high quality care that is right first time.

    Posters are available free of charge to download in A3 and A4 size and are intended for display in public areas.

  • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017; briefing for radiographers who undertake commenting or reporting

    Date published: 9 July, 2019 Topics: Imaging, Radiation protection, Reporting ISBN: 978-1-909802-42-1
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online
  • Ultrasound Workforce UK Census 2019

    Date published: 5 July, 2019 Topics: Ultrasound ISBN: 978-1-909802-43-8
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    In May and June 2019, the Society and College of Radiographers surveyed ultrasound providers in the United Kingdom. The aim of the census was to obtain data on the number of sonographers employed, the number of vacancies and details of the workforce structure. An online questionnaire was responded to by 70 ultrasound providers employing sonographers. This report presents the results of this census.

    Reference Information: The Society and College of Radiographers (2019). Ultrasound Workforce UK Census 2019. (London: SCoR).

    Questionnaire download

  • Have you 'Paused & Checked'? IR(ME)R Operator checklist for Molecular Imaging Procedures: Image acquisition

    Date published: 5 June, 2019 Topics: Radiation protection
    • Download Kindle
    • Download ePub
      (for iPad/iPhone)
    • Download PDF
    • View Online

    Summary

    ‘Have you paused and checked?’ posters have been published to serve as a handy checklist.

    The posters are designed in a PDF format to allow for easy downloading and printing. They can then be displayed in the department as required.

    There are A4 and A3 sizes available

    The IR(ME)R operator checklist guidance covers checks for Patients, Anatomy, Users, System & Settings, Exposure, and Drawing to a Close

Pages

You are downloading an archived document

Would you like to proceed?

Accessibility controls

Text size

AA A

Colour