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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
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
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
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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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
28 September 2017

Greater Access to MRI for Cervical Cancer Patients Position Paper

The College has developed a position paper on MRI access for Cervical Cancer Patients advocating removal of the once in a lifetime limitation from the Medicare Item. This paper has been submitted to the MBS Review.

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Clinical Radiology
30 August 2017

RANZCR Submission to NZ Health and Disability Services (General) Standards

RANZCR welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the review of the Health and Disability Services (General) Standard in New Zealand. RANZCR has shared a draft of this response with the following stakeholders for input....

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Clinical Radiology
21 August 2017

RANZCR Media Statement - MRI Senate Inquiry

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the Senate Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic equipment in Australia.

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