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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
Over the last two years the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has been undertaking targeted work on developing solutions to address issues relating to the safe delivery of percutaneous stroke intervention (PSI) across Australia and New Zealand. PSI’s are...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
In November 2017, the Medical Board of Australia released its report on their new revalidation requirements under the Professional Performance Framework which will be introduced sometime after 2020. The College brought this to the attention of members in January 2018. The Professional Performance...
Radiation Oncology
The Radiation Oncology Specialty Training Unit has successfully organised with ESTRO to deliver an online contouring workshop on rectal cancer for RANZCR Trainees. This online delineation workshop is aimed at trainees wanting to improve their contouring skills in this field. The workshop will be...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has welcomed the multi-million dollar boost for interventional radiology (IR) and other clinical radiology services included in the recent 2018-19 NSW Budget. An expansion of interventional radiology capacity has been included...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is calling on the Federal Government to improve access to potentially life-saving diagnostic testing for Australian bowel cancer patients. Click here to read the full media release
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The latest edition of Inside News focuses on an area of interest to many – Artificial Intelligence. Take a read of the latest copy here Don't forget to keep an eye out for the hard copy soon to hit your mailbox. For past editions, visit our Newsletter page
Clinical Radiology
The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists (BSGAR) in July 2017 released a position statement on Hyoscine butylbromide (Buscopan) injection: risk of serious adverse effects in patients with underlying cardiac disease. The Position...
Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has today released its position statement, Informed Decision Making in the Management of Localised Prostate Cancer – A Patient Focused Perspective, with the support of leading groups Cancer Institute NSW, Cancer Voices and a...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is concerned that crude funding cuts and confused implementation will impact on quality and patient access to radiology in NSW. Funding for essential radiology services for injured workers is being cut by iCare and this will...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The College believes the ABC TV Four Corners 'Mind The Gap' show should be a catalyst to help Australian cancer patients know more about potential treatment options and enjoy fairer medical costs. The show highlighted the case of a prostate cancer patient who was left with significant...