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The News and Media section of the website provides the latest information on activities within the College, and the clinical radiology and radiation oncology professions.

Clinical Radiology
New figures show that radiologists are working even harder, staying in the profession longer and continuing to devote the vast majority of their time to direct patient care. The 2016 Clinical Radiology Workforce Census Report: Australia also shows that The Royal Australian and New Zealand College...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is welcoming reports of a new Medicare rebate in the forthcoming Federal budget to help fund Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans for prostate cancer. According to the reports, men will be able to access a $400 Medicare rebate...
Clinical Radiology
The College has released three new member consultations under the Quality and Standards umbrella. Second Opinions in Medical Imaging Critical Test Result Notification Second Opinions by Clinical Radiologists - Role in and Position on Provision of Second Opinions by Clinical Radiologists Please...
Clinical Radiology
In 2010 the Faculty of Clinical Radiology (FCR) developed a Position Statement on Computed Tomography and Radiation Risk to give guidance on radiation risk and using As Low As Reasonably Achievable Doses (ALARA principle). In Australia and New Zealand, CT utilisation has increased substantially...
Clinical Radiology
The Faculty of Clinical Radiology is seeking member feedback on the Position Statement on Quality Imaging in Acute Stroke Management. This Position Statement, developed by the Acute Stroke Working Group on behalf of Faculty Council, seeks to outline and promote the integral role of radiologists in...
Radiation Oncology
The updated Radiation Oncology Practice Standards (ROPS) have been published on the College website and renamed as the ROPS Part A: Fundamentals and Part B: Guidelines. The documents represent a standard for radiation therapy service provision and provide a vital framework of requirements to...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The New Zealand Branch runs annual recruitment programmes for first year clinical radiology and radiation oncology training positions. This recruitment process is now open. For further information see the Join our professions pages for clinical radiology and radiation oncology Clinical Radiology...
The Iodinated Contrast Media Guideline is intended to assist RANZCR, its staff, Fellows, members and other individuals involved in the administration of iodinated contrast media to patients undergoing medical imaging procedures. A typographical error was identified in the dosage of adrenaline in...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the findings of the Senate Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment, such as CT and MRI machines. The Inquiry found that there are serious gaps in access to MRI as a result of...
The Department of Health has now confirmed the Expression of Interest (EOI) online process for new Specialist Training Program (STP) Positions (excluding Integrated Rural Training Pipeline Positions) is now open from 9am (AEDT) Tuesday 13 March 2018 to 5pm (AEDT) Monday 9 April 2018. Links and...