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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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RANZCR repsonse to Nuclear Medicine Report

RANZCR welcomes the approach by the DICC – Nuclear Medicine to simplify and streamline the nuclear medicine items and abolish obsolete and NK items. Consolidating items and removing specifications for imaging modality will support nuclear medicine ...
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Clinical Radiology
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RANZCR Submission Breast Imaging Report

It is RANZCR’s position that radiology services should be provided to patients at one attendance when it is clinically appropriate. The decision to image a patient on a separate day should be made on clinical grounds and not because of multiple ser...
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Clinical Radiology
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RANZCR Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission Consultation on Human Rights and Technology

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is already being tested and promoted across a broad range of areas from disease detection, drug discovery and disease management to workflow in the delivery of health services. This submission focuses on how the ...
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Clinical Radiology
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RANZCR Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into My Health Record system

The My Health Record system has the potential to offer a wide range of benefits to Australians including improving the quality of care, reducing unnecessary tests, and allowing patients and their doctors greater access to the patient’s health infor...
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Clinical Radiology
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RANZCR Submission to Inquiry into Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia - Questions on Notice

It is important to reiterate that the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging services is dependent on more than equipment, but the complex interaction of different healthcare professionals working as a team under the supervision of the ...
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Clinical Radiology
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Image Interpretation by Radiographers - Not the Right Solution Position Statement

Clinical radiologists are required to integrate their knowledge of clinical medicine, diseaseClinical radiologists are required to integrate their knowledge of clinical medicine, diseaseprocesses, imaging procedures and radiological expertise with th...
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Clinical Radiology
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RANZCR Response and Supplementary Submission to HPCAA Amendment Bill

The combined RANZCR Response and Supplementary Submission to HPCAA Amendment Bill 

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Clinical Radiology
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Position Paper on Quality Imaging in Acute Stroke Management

The principle purpose of this document is to provide guidance regarding appropriate diagnostic imaging of adult patients in the context of acute stroke, and to highlight the role of radiologists (both diagnostic and interventional) in acute stroke ma...
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Radiation Oncology
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FRO Response to the Report from the Oncology Clinical Committee

RANZCR and the Faculty of Radiation Oncology welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback RANZCR and the Faculty of Radiation Oncology welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Oncology Clinical Committe...
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Radiation Oncology
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Informed Decision Making in the Management of Localised Prostate Cancer Position Paper

This statement outlines the Faculty of Radiation Oncology’s position on the provision of advice to men considering curative treatment for localised prostate cancer. It is not designed to be an information brochure, patient decision aid, or to repla...
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