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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
It is RANZCR’s position that radiology services should be provided to patients at one attendance when it is clinically appropriate. The decision to image a patient on a separate day should be made on clinical grounds and not because of multiple services rules. Please click here to view the...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR welcomes the approach by the DICC – Nuclear Medicine to simplify and streamline the nuclear medicine items and abolish obsolete and NK items. Consolidating items and removing specifications for imaging modality will support nuclear medicine specialists to deliver the most appropriate test...
Clinical Radiology
An amendment to the draft Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCAA) is vital to ensure New Zealand patient care is not compromised, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has today said. Under the current Act, the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) is...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes Labor’s commitment to invest in radiology, announced in tonight’s Budget Reply. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes Labor’s commitment to invest in radiology, announced in...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Turnbull Government has delivered another disappointing budget for the radiology and radiation oncology sectors. Dr Lance Lawler, President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), said that the 2018 budget was another missed opportunity. Click here to read the...
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...