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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 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...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR supports research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other advanced medical imaging technologies to assist in the clinical care of patients with COVID-19. However, RANZCR does not recommend the use of CT imaging to screen for or diagnose COVID-19 with or without the use of AI to assist...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR has released a position statement on the appropriate use of CT during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in relation to patients undergoing emergency surgery. RANZCR recognises the need for our surgical colleagues to have the utmost protection against the risk of becoming infected during...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The New Zealand Branch facilitates the centralised recruitment of all radiation oncology registrars on behalf of RANZCR’s accredited training sites in New Zealand. Applications are open for 2020. For more information, please see below: Clinical Radiology Annual National Recruitment Applications...
Radiation Oncology
As the COVID-19 situation continues to escalate globally, the College is closely monitoring emerging literature to help you manage the challenges your practices and departments are facing. New resources have just been shared on our website and include: practice guidance around staff safety,...
Clinical Radiology
A coalition of leading imaging bodies in Australia and New Zealand are concerned with reports that radiology departments and practices are experiencing difficulties accessing personal protective equipment (PPE). The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) have urged the...