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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 Radiation Oncology
The incoming President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), Dr Lance Lawler, has commenced his two-year term with commitments to highlight the role of radiologists in achieving positive patient outcomes and address the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has recently released the final report of Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Revalidation and the creation of a new Professional Performance Framework. This work will impact all Australian doctors and we are bringing it to the attention of...
Clinical Radiology
The College has been invited by NSW Health to provide feedback on the draft model Scope of Clinical Practice for Nuclear Medicine (which includes Paediatric Nuclear Medicine). More information about the project and the working group membership is available on the NSW Health website . The draft...
In December 2017 RANZCR launched our new and improved online member portal, MyRANZCR. For members' convenience, MyRANZCR requires members to log in using their email address, rather than their RANZCR member ID. All members received a personalised email on or around 8 December 2017 inviting them to...
Clinical Radiology
Patients in Australia and New Zealand can expect improved healthcare services with a new set of standards governing teleradiology by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). Teleradiology is a form of telehealth where an image is acquired in one location and reported...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
During 2017, the Faculties of Clinical Radiology and Radiation Oncology worked with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) to review the Clinical Indicators (CIs) for radiology and radiation oncology. Both revised CI sets have been endorsed by the College and ACHS, and will be...
Clinical Radiology
Australians are missing out on potentially life-saving Magnetic Resource Imaging (MRI) services due to chronic underfunding by successive Commonwealth governments. MRI is used to detect cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Speaking ahead of the Senate Community Affairs References...
Clinical Radiology
For interventional radiology (IR) to reach its full potential stakeholders will require collaboration towards a common vision. It was for this reason that the College’s Interventional Radiology Committee (IRC) invited the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA) to a meeting on 3...
The College's new and improved online member portal, MyRANZCR, is now ready for use. The MyRANZCR portal has been redeveloped in response to member feedback and the findings of our 2016 member survey. MyRANZCR’s functionality is also in line with security and reliability requirements needed in the...
Radiation Oncology
There are two new vacancies for radiation oncology fellows or educational affiliates to join the Faculty's Quality Improvement Committee for the term 2018-2020. The Quality Improvement Committee aims to promote a quality-centred approach of the Faculty by providing strategic and policy advice and...