Apply for your World Radiography Day pack

Published: 15 August 2017 Ezine

The winners of the three posters which will be included in this year's World Radiography Day packs have been chosen. Members are urged to apply for packs now.

Philippa Carson, diagnostic radiographer and imaging student at Ulster University; Nicholas Taylor, diagnostic radiographer at Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshire; and Hannah Spittal, a radiographer at Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Guernsey, have been chosen as this year's winners of the Society's World Radiography Day poster competition.

You can order your packs now.

Contents include the winning posters, radiography careers leaflets and cards, stickers, balloons, novelty owls, a Public and Patient Liaison Group recruitment poster, and ‘Guess the Object’ competition leaflets.

World Radiography Day is celebrated on 8 November every year, marking the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. Radiographers worldwide are encouraged to use the day to promote radiography as a career and a vital contribution to modern healthcare, as well as an opportunity to increase public awareness of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy.

The closing date to apply for a pack is 30 September and they will be despatched by 14 October.