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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
Updated 18 May 2020 Published 30 March 2020 This revised statement is designed to support hospitals and health service organisations with re-introduction of essential non-emergency Interventional Radiology (IR) and Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) services following the decision to implement a...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
We are encouraging all eligible RANZCR members to opt-in to take advantage of online voting in the Board of Directors and Faculty Council elections. As a member you have the right to determine the leadership of RANZCR and its future directions. Strong governing bodies are key to our success....
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Given the success seen in Australia and New Zealand to flatten the COVID-19 incidence curve, RANZCR strongly recommends a cautious, gradual and safety-first return to normal service provision. COVID-19 will continue to impact on delivery of healthcare for some time, likely until the availability...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand of College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the Government of South Australia’s announcement that SA Medical Imaging (SAMI) will remain in public ownership as a single entity. In its submission to the Select Committee of Legislative Council’s inquiry and...
Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncologists are concerned that cancer patients are either not attending their required consultations or discontinuing their treatment after making incorrect assumptions about the safety, availability or capacity of clinical services. The call from the Royal Australian and New Zealand...
The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly and severely affected private and community-based radiology services in Australia. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is calling on the Federal Government to provide reassurances that vulnerable clinical radiology practices can...
Endorsed by the Australia and New Zealand Society of Thoracic Radiology and Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, April 2020 These guidelines have been produced based on the available medical literature (at 28 March 2020), and after careful consideration of guidelines issued by...
Clinical Radiology
20 April 2020 Delivery of care in clinical radiology requires close personal contact with patients who may be suspected or known cases of COVID-19 receiving care related to COVID-19 or related to other disease(s). Furthermore, delivery of care in clinical radiology in both hospital and community...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) fears that patients are not receiving essential and necessary imaging during the COVID-19 lockdown. Community radiology practices across New Zealand are reporting that a concerning amount of essential and necessary patient...
Clinical Radiology
The Road Map for Advancing Interventional Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology in Australia and New Zealand outlines the current and long-term contextual environment of interventional radiology (IR) and interventional neuroradiology (INR) in both countries. It articulates the Royal...