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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
Members of the College have been meeting with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to review recent publications about the retention of gadolinium in the brain, and less conspicuously in other body regions, of patients exposed to gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents. This statement is...
Clinical Radiology
The College is currently seeking information regarding the nature and extent of interventions being performed in Australia and New Zealand. A survey was developed by the Interventional Radiology Committee and was sent to members on Tuesday, 25 July 2017. Please keep an eye on your inbox for a copy...
Clinical Radiology
The College has recently released two new submissions to the MBS Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee. Please view the RANZCR Submission to the MBS Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee Report on Knee Imaging here. Please view the RANZCR Submission to the MBS Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The call for nominations for trainees to join the Clinical Radiology Trainees Committee (CRTC) and the Radiation Oncology Trainees Committee (ROTC) will be closing on Monday 24 July 2017 at 4:00pm AEST. Trainees are encouraged to participate in the opportunity to be a part of the CRTC and ROTC...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is concerned about reports that outpatient radiology services at the Royal Adelaide Hospital will be privatised. RANZCR CEO, Ms Natalia Vukolova, said, "Training our workforce is critical to our health system into the...
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology has recently updated the Faculty of Radiation Oncology Guidelines for Informed Consent. This document provides guidance when seeking patients’ consent to receive radiation treatment. It highlights the underlying principles of informed consent and the importance of...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
For the 2017 New Zealand general election The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists is calling on all political parties to support investment in our health system. The recommendations outlined are the key policy issues that will make a real difference to the quality of health...
Radiation Oncology
Cancer experts and patient advocacy groups are using Men’s Health Week 2017 to highlight the issue that many Australian men diagnosed with prostate cancer are not being fully informed of all available treatment options – especially the alternatives to prostate surgery. This problem exists in spite...
Clinical Radiology
The College wishes to bring to the attention of members a safety advisory alert from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) regarding Meditech ultrasound gel. Click here to read the article: Safety advisory - risk of bacterial contamination
Clinical Radiology
The Federal Government has delivered a disappointing Budget for diagnostic imaging patients. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is very disappointed that the Government has failed to implement key election commitments to diagnostic imaging including the...