The Society of Radiographers (SoR) was commissioned and awarded funds to undertake a programme of work as part of the AHP Workforce Reform Programme, Health Education England (now NHS Workforce Training and Education).
The outcomes and next steps from this programme are now available for review in a summary report.
A total of nine workstreams were developed from summer 2022 and delivered by spring 2023, covering the following topics:
Delivered in collaboration with members, the programme engaged directly with radiography tutors, students and service providers; with the overall goals of project being to:
To learn more about the programme and to review the outcomes, please download the summary report here.
Of the initiative Charlotte Beardmore, executive director of professional policy, said:
"This important programme of work will have a major impact on how we address the lack of investment in radiography education, leadership and service delivery, that we have seen over the years.
We now have an excellent foundation to build on, with the view to continue implementing sustainable solutions for retention, recruitment and professional development.
On behalf of the SoR, I would like to thank the profession for their engagement in the work, and the experts who led each workstream."