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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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Radiation Oncology

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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Clinical Radiology

RANZCR Position on the use of x-ray of the wrist to determine chronological age

It is RANZCR’s position that bone age estimation is too inaccurate to be used for determining chronological age for legal reasons.

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Clinical Radiology

FCR Position Statement CT and Radiation Risks

Faculty of Clinical Radiology Position Statement Computed Tomography and Radiation Risk V2


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Clinical Radiology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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