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03 February 2021

EOIs called for Radiology Reference Groups

Expressions of Interest are being called to join several of the College's reference groups. Please find below more information.

Overview

We are seeking Fellows to join the Ultrasound Reference Group. A Reference Group/Review Panel consists of clinical experts in a given area who are available and willing to provide advice and opinions on specific matters as defined in the ToR to the relevant FCR body. The aim of the Reference Group is to provide advice to the FCR Council and Sitting Committees on aspects of ultrasound. Such advice will be used in the development of professional documents for example, the Standards of Practice, and in formulating responses to external consultations and enquiries.

The objectives below will be followed irrespective of any constraints, either real or perceived, imposed by external factors (e.g. government health funding arrangements, corporatisation of radiology practices, demographics):

  • to provide a forum for discussion and provision of advice to the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee, Faculty of Clinical Radiology, College members and external enquirers on issues relating to ultrasound
  • to work with the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee to develop and regularly review the Standards of Practice for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and associated practice guidelines, with specific regard to ultrasound
  • to identify and recommend mechanisms by which standards relating to ultrasound may be promoted and implemented through the College membership and the health sector
  • to respond strategically to College members' interest in and identification of new and emerging areas of imaging practice with regard to ultrasound
  • to liaise with other professional bodies and relevant agencies as required in relation to ultrasound

Commitment

availability to review or provide opinion on an average of five documents per year.

Eligibility criteria

Clinical Radiology Fellows

How to apply

If you are interested in being involved, please feel free to discuss with the SQSC Secretariat, Iona McAulay, Project Officer, Quality and Standards. Please send a CV and complete the expression of interest form with short statement (no more than 300 words) outlining the reasons you’d like to be involved and the skills you might bring to the reference group to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 26 February 2021.

Overview

We are seeking Fellows to join the Bone Mineral Density Reference Group. A Reference Group/Review Panel consists of clinical experts in a given area who are available and willing to provide advice and opinions on specific matters as defined in the ToR to the relevant FCR body. This may require the undertaking of specific activities such as developing examinations.

The aim of the Reference Group is to provide advice to the FCR Council and Standing Committees on aspects of bone mineral densitometry (BMD). Such advice will be used in the development of professional documents for example, the Standards of Practice, and in formulating responses to external consultations and enquiries.

The work of the Bone Mineral Densitometry Reference Group will be guided by these principles:

·       The best interests of patients will be acted upon.

·       High quality healthcare is provided.

·       The integrity of the profession of Clinical Radiology, RANZCR and the Faculty of Clinical Radiology is upheld. Refer to the RANZCR Code of Ethics (see ‘Responsibilities of Reference Group/Review Panel members’).

The objectives below will be followed irrespective of any constraints, either real or perceived, imposed by external factors (e.g. government health funding arrangements, corporatisation of radiology practices, demographics):

  • to provide a forum for discussion and provision of advice to the Faculty of Clinical Radiology, College members and external enquirers on issues relating to BMD
  • to work with the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee to develop and regularly review the Standards of Practice for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and associated practice guidelines, with specific regard to BMD
  • to identify and recommend mechanisms by which standards relating to BMD may be promoted and implemented through the College membership and the health sector
  • to respond strategically to College members' interest in and identification of new and emerging areas of imaging practice with regard to BMD
  • to liaise with other professional bodies and relevant agencies as required in relation to BMD

Eligibility criteria

Clinical Radiology Fellows

Commitment

availability to review or provide opinion on an average of five documents per year.

How to apply

If you are interested in being involved, please feel free to discuss with the SQSC Secretariat, Iona McAulay, Project Officer, Quality and Standards. Please send a CV and complete the expression of interest form with short statement (no more than 300 words) outlining the reasons you’d like to be involved and the skills you might bring to the reference group to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 26 February 2021.

Overview

We are seeking Fellows to join the MRI Reference Group. A Reference Group/Review Panel consists of clinical experts in a given area who are available and willing to provide advice and opinions on specific matters as defined in the ToR to the relevant FCR body. This may require the undertaking of specific activities such as developing examinations.

The aim of the Reference Group is to provide advice to the FCR Council and Sitting Committees on aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Such advice will be used in the development of professional documents for example, the Standards of Practice, and in formulating responses to external consultations and enquiries.

The work of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Reference Group will be guided by these principles:

·       The best interests of patients will be acted upon.

·       High quality healthcare is provided.

·       The integrity of the profession of Clinical Radiology, RANZCR and the Faculty of Clinical Radiology is upheld. Refer to the RANZCR Code of Ethics (see ‘Responsibilities of Reference Group/Review Panel members’).

The objectives below will be followed irrespective of any constraints, either real or perceived, imposed by external factors (e.g. government health funding arrangements, corporatisation of radiology practices, demographics):

  • to provide a forum for discussion and provision of advice to the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee, Faculty of Clinical Radiology, College members, and external enquirers on issues relating to MRI
  • to work with the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee to develop and regularly review the Standards of Practice for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and associated practice guidelines, with specific regard to MRI
  • to identify and recommend mechanisms by which standards relating to MRI may be promoted and implemented through the College membership and the health sector
  • to respond strategically to College members' interest in and identification of new and emerging areas of practice in MRI
  • to liaise with other professional bodies and relevant agencies as required in relation to MRI

Commitment

availability to review or provide opinion on an average of five documents per year.

Eligibility criteria

Clinical Radiology Fellows

How to apply

If you are interested in being involved, please feel free to discuss with the SQSC Secretariat, Iona McAulay, Project Officer, Quality and Standards. Please send a CV and complete the expression of interest form with short statement (no more than 300 words) outlining the reasons you’d like to be involved and the skills you might bring to the reference group to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 26 February 2021.

Overview

We are seeking Fellows to join the Computed Tomography Reference Group. A Reference Group/Review Panel consists of clinical experts in a given area who are available and willing to provide advice and opinions on specific matters as defined in the ToR to the relevant FCR body. This may require the undertaking of specific activities such as developing examinations. The aim of the Reference Group is to provide advice to the FCR Council and Sitting Committees on aspects of computed tomography (CT). Such advice may be used for such purposes as the development of professional documents for example, the Standards of Practice, and in formulating responses to external consultations and enquiries. 

The work of the Computed Tomography Reference Group will be guided by these principles:

·       The best interests of patients will be acted upon.

·       High quality healthcare is provided.

·       The integrity of the profession of Clinical Radiology, RANZCR and the Faculty of Clinical Radiology is upheld. Refer to the RANZCR Code of Ethics (see ‘Responsibilities of Reference Group/Review Panel members’).

The objectives below will be followed irrespective of any constraints, either real or perceived, imposed by external factors (e.g. government health funding arrangements, corporatisation of radiology practices, demographics):

  • to provide a forum for discussion and provision of advice to the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee, Faculty of Clinical Radiology, College members, and external enquirers on issues relating to computed tomography
  • to work with the Safety, Quality and Standards Committee to develop and regularly review the Standards of Practice for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and associated practice guidelines, with specific regard to computed tomography
  • to identify and recommend mechanisms by which standards relating to computed tomography may be promoted and implemented through the College membership and the health sector
  • to respond strategically to College members' interest in and identification of new and emerging areas of imaging practice with regard to computed tomography
  • to liaise with other professional bodies and relevant agencies as required in relation to computed tomography

Commitment

Availability to review or provide opinion on an average of five documents per year.

Eligibility criteria

Clinical Radiology Fellows

How to apply

If you are interested in being involved, please feel free to discuss with the SQSC Secretariat, Iona McAulay, Project Officer, Quality and Standards. Please send a CV and complete the expression of interest form with short statement (no more than 300 words) outlining the reasons you’d like to be involved and the skills you might bring to the reference group to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 26 February 2021.