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  • Pay and Banding of Trainees: Advice on Implementation of Annex U for the Radiography Workforce

    Date published: 1 January, 2006 ISBN: 0 9503597 6 9

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    Summary

    Annex U of the Agenda for Change NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook addresses the pay and conditions of service for trainees. It acknowledges that there are a wide range of such staff and provides three categories into which they should fall. Annex U also provides guidance on assimilation following completion of training.

    Accordingly, the Society of Radiographers feels it is important to provide this advice to
    NHS employing organisations in the UK, and to its members.

  • Information Management & Technology: Implications for the Radiography Workforce

    Date published: 1 January, 2006 ISBN: 1 871101 31 X

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    Summary

    SCoR is pleased to publish this information and guidance document. It is written at a time when the healthcare environment is rapidly changing and acknowledges that developments in the field of information management and technology
    (IM&T) are at different stages across the four countries of the UK.

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

    Date published: 30 September, 2005 ISBN: 1 871101 27 1
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    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).

  • Equal Opportunities: disAbility Network Enabling Guide

    Date published: 30 September, 2005 ISBN: 0 9503597 5 0

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  • Grievance Procedure Guidelines

    Date published: 31 August, 2005

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    Summary

    This document provides information and support to managers and leaders with respect to professional leadership. The main body of the document provides information on the competence for leaders at all senior levels of practice and the appendices to the document provide separate competence outcomes for Service Managers, Consultant Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners

  • Guidance on Approval & Accreditation of Practice Placements at all Levels of Pre-Registration Education

    Date published: 31 May, 2005 ISBN: 1 871101 19 0
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    This document details policy for the accreditation by the Society and College of Radiographers of a clinical department as an approved practice placement provider for pre-registration learners. It provides guidance on the approval process leading to recognition of a clinical department as an approved clinical placement in association with approved education programme(s) and education centre(s) or as an approved specialist placement provider, for example a dedicated paediatric department.

    Approval will encompass the collaborative arrangements between education and placement providers and the total numbers of pre-registration learners which the site can accommodate.

  • A Framework for Professional Leadership in Clinical Imaging and Radiotherapy & Oncology Services

    Date published: 1 May, 2005 ISBN: ISBN 1 871101 18 2

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    Summary

    This document provides information and support to managers and leaders with respect to professional leadership. The main body of the document provides information on the competence for leaders at all senior levels of practice and the appendices to the document provide separate competence outcomes for Service Managers, Consultant Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners.

  • Implementing Radiography Career Progression: Guidance for Managers

    Date published: 30 April, 2005 Topics: Advanced practitioners, Consultants, Managers ISBN: 1 871101 23 9
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    Summary

    The Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) has developed this further implementation guidance to its Education and Professional Development (EPD) strategy in order to assist managers of clinical imaging and radiotherapy & oncology services. In the development of this document, managers within the profession have used their experience and their imagination to create an advice document which will support their colleagues in implementing the career progression framework.

  • Guidance on Implementation of Policy and Principles: The Approval & Accreditation of Education Programmes & Professional Practice in Radiography

    Date published: 30 September, 2004 ISBN: 1 871101 17 4
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    Summary

    The Society and College of Radiographers launched its Approval and Accreditation: Policy and Principles document in June 2004. This document follows on from that original document and provides information on the benefits of implementing the Society and College’s Approval and Accreditation Framework. It also provides broad guidance on the implementation of the framework and acts as a source of reference for education providers,  education commissioners, purchasers and sponsors, and _ those acting for the Society and College of Radiographers on approval and accreditation functions.

  • Policy & Principles: The Approval & Accreditation of Education Programmes & Professional Practice in Radiography

    Date published: 30 April, 2004 ISBN: 1 871101 12 3
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    The Society and College of Radiographers  accredits the professional level
    workforce in radiography through validation and approval of both pre- and post- registration education programmes and through accreditation of the individual as they enter membership of the professional body. It now intends to broaden and streamline this work to provide a comprehensive framework within which education, professional development and learning departments may gain professional
    body recognition and approval, leading to accreditation of individuals and departments.

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