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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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07 August 2017

Definition of a Radiology Consultation Position Paper

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has developed a position paper which defines a consultation in the clinical radiology context. This paper has been submitted to the MBS Review.

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Clinical Radiology
2.
07 August 2017

Multiple Services Rules Position Paper

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has developed a position paper on the multiple services rules in the Diagnostic Imaging Services Table (DIST) including recommended changes. This paper has been submitted to the MBS Review.

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Clinical Radiology
3.
07 August 2017

Test Substitution by Clinical Radiologists Position Paper

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has developed a position paper advocating for Medicare regulation to be amended to allow a clinical radiologist to substitute an inappropriate test with an appropriate test. This paper has been submitted to the MBS R...
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Clinical Radiology
4.
07 August 2017

Quality of Referrals Position Paper

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has developed a position paper advocating for Medicare regulation to be amended to include a requirement that the referral must include the clinical question for which an answer is being sought through the medical im...
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Clinical Radiology
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25 July 2017

RANZCR Submission to the MBS Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee Report on Knee Imaging

The FCR supports the review of knee imaging to establish best practice imaging based on contemporary clinical evidence and practice and to improve health outcomes for all patients of Australia whilst ensuring the sustainability of Medicare...

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Clinical Radiology
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25 July 2017

RANZCR Submission to the MBS Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee Report on PE & DVT

The FCR supports the review of PE/DVT to establish best practice imaging based on contemporary clinical evidence and practice and to improve health outcomes for all patients whilst ensuring the sustainability of Medicare...

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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
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16 June 2017

RANZCR Election Priorities 2017 Policies to support a world class health system in New Zealand

For the 2017 New Zealand general election The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists is calling on all political parties to support investment in our health system. The recommendations outlined are the key policy issues that will ma...
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Clinical Radiology
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09 March 2017

Statement of Principles - Breast Imaging in Australia

Approximately 16,000 women and 150 men are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 and more than 3,000 will die.1 With a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of developing the disease, breast cancer is now the most common cancer affecting Australian wome...
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Clinical Radiology
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15 February 2017

RANZCR Submission to NZ Ministry of Health on the Model of Care for Vascular Services

RANZCR submission  to the New Zealand Ministry of Health regarding the development of the Model of Care for Vascular Services in New Zealand

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Clinical Radiology
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03 February 2017

RANZCR Response to Spirometry for the Coal Mine Workers' Health Scheme Consultation

RANZCR submission to the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines regarding the use of spirometry in the Coal Mine Workers' Health Scheme

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