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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
25 January 2018

Consultation: Image Interpretation by Radiographers Position Statement

Clinical radiologists are required to integrate their knowledge of clinical medicine, disease processes, imaging procedures and radiological expertise with the individual condition of the patient to provide a specialist opinion for that patient. The ...
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Clinical Radiology
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
20 November 2017

Diagnostic Radiology and Pregnancy Position Statement

This document discusses the effects of radiation on the fetus, and then provides some guidance to radiologists on the management of patients who are or may be pregnant.

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Clinical Radiology
20 November 2017

Use of Sedation and Anaesthesia in Paediatric Imaging Position Statement

This position statement is designed to provide radiologists with a range of guidelines and resources in order to better understand the use of sedation and anaesthesia within the paediatric population

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Clinical Radiology
20 November 2017

Recommendations for Imaging in Children in Non-Dedicated Paediatric Centres Position Statement

The purpose of this document is to provide information to assist radiologists in supplementing adult imaging protocols, and to highlight when an imaging protocol needs to be changed for children (patients

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Clinical Radiology
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 Radiation Oncology
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
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
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
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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