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Below you will find an index of position statements and submissions produced by RANZCR as part of our work to advocate for the clinical radiology and radiation oncology professions. Search by keyword and use the filters to find what you're looking for.

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Clinical Radiology
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21 November 2017

RANZCR Submission to the Framework for the Secondary Use of My Health Record Systems Data Consultation

RANZCR has been involved in policy work and consultations on My Health Record since the Record’s initial inception some years back as the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).

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Clinical Radiology
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08 November 2017

Media Release - Consumer Video for International Day of Radiology

Clinical radiology involves the use of medical imaging equipment to diagnose and treat disease or injury. It has been at the forefront of medical innovation over many years, revolutionised clinical decision-making and pioneered new ways to treat pati...
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Radiation Oncology
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21 October 2017

RANZCR ASM Saturday Media Release - Radiation Therapy

Many Australian patients with cancer are missing out on the optimal use of radiation therapy in their treatment according to new data1 presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RA...
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Clinical Radiology
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20 October 2017

RANZCR ASM Friday Media Release - Interventional Radiology

New research shows that a minimally invasive endovascular procedure is more cost-effective than invasive bypass surgery for the treatment of a common condition that leads to the narrowing of arteries. The Australian-first study will be presented at t...
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Clinical Radiology
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19 October 2017

RANZCR Submission to Inquiry into Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia

RANZCR has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Inquiry into Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia. The submission covers systemic issues of professional supervision, funding, and focuses on acce...
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Clinical Radiology
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19 October 2017

RANZCR ASM Thursday Media Release - Unnecessary Appendix Removals

The correct use of medical imaging pathways can reduce the number of "unnecessary" appendix removals (appendectomies) according to data1 presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (...
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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
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17 October 2017

RANZCR Submission to Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professions

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the COAG Health Council Draft Report: Australia’s Health Workforce: strengthening the education foundation (September 2017)....
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Radiation Oncology
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16 October 2017

RANZCR Draft Radiation Oncology Scope of Practice Position Statement

This RANZCR Radiation Oncology Scope of Practice is intended to assist The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists® (ABN 37 000 029 863) (the College), Fellows, Members, staff, and other individuals to identify the range of practice...
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Radiation Oncology
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10 October 2017

GOROC Position Paper on IGBT for Cervical Cancer

This position paper summarises the survey of current practice of IGBT in Australasia, provides evidence to support its use, and makes recommendations on equipment, dose, prescription, dose specification, does reporting and techniques. Training requir...
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Clinical Radiology
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09 October 2017

FCR Submission to the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee

Clinical radiology relates to the diagnosis, treatment or monitoring of a patient through the use of medical imaging. Diagnostic imaging (DI) uses plain X-ray, computerised tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and nuclear med...
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