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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.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement today regarding indexation of ultrasound and X-ray services. This is a long overdue win for Australian patients, and an issue RANZCR has spent several years advocating for....
Clinical Radiology
This policy statement documents the position taken by the Faculty of Clinical Radiology, on the advice of the Breast Imaging Advisory Committee, regarding the imaging of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Click here to read the full Position Statement.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Hospitals and healthcare practices will be supported in the correct use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technology after the development of unique guidelines by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). RANZCR’s draft Ethical Principles for AI in Medicine...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) today welcomes the Federal Government’s additional $150m commitment to Medicare-subsidised MRI but stresses that a clear and transparent process must be followed in the granting of licences. Please click here to read the full...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
RANZCR sees merit in the Shared Debt Recovery Scheme but believes that it is geared more toward general practice and is not an ideal fit for the radiology or radiation oncology sectors. The nature of employment of the medical workforce in Australia has moved toward corporate entities and...
Clinical Radiology
This Position Statement on MBI/BSGI is intended to assist The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, its staff, Fellows, Members and other individuals and to provide a current, evidence-based document regarding the use of MBI / BSGI to detect breast cancer. Members and...
Clinical Radiology
Groundbreaking principles for a more efficient, timely and potentially safer method of referring patients to the care of a radiologist have been unveiled by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The newly released Building Radiology eReferral: Safety, Security and...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR strongly supports the adoption of eReferral in radiology. Secure electronic networks can improve how clinical and administrative information is exchanged between healthcare providers, resulting in better delivery of care. Safeguarding patient choice will be the most important factor in...
Clinical Radiology
Australian women with potential pregnancy abnormalities will now be able to access a Medicare rebate for MRI scans providing vital information on the health of their unborn baby after a successful application to Medicare by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The...
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology (the Faculty) appreciated having had the opportunity to work constructively with the Urology Clinical Committee during the course of its work. We welcome the opportunity to provide feedback on the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Urology Clinical Committee and...