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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
In 2010 the Faculty of Clinical Radiology (FCR) developed a Position Statement on Computed Tomography and Radiation Risk to give guidance on radiation risk and using As Low As Reasonably Achievable Doses (ALARA principle). In Australia and New Zealand, CT utilisation has increased substantially...
Clinical Radiology
The Faculty of Clinical Radiology is seeking member feedback on the Position Statement on Quality Imaging in Acute Stroke Management. This Position Statement, developed by the Acute Stroke Working Group on behalf of Faculty Council, seeks to outline and promote the integral role of radiologists in...
Radiation Oncology
The updated Radiation Oncology Practice Standards (ROPS) have been published on the College website and renamed as the ROPS Part A: Fundamentals and Part B: Guidelines. The documents represent a standard for radiation therapy service provision and provide a vital framework of requirements to...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The New Zealand Branch runs annual recruitment programmes for first year clinical radiology and radiation oncology training positions. Occasionally trainee vacancies arise where we recruit outside of the annual cycle. For further information see the Join our professions pages for clinical...
The Iodinated Contrast Media Guideline is intended to assist RANZCR, its staff, Fellows, members and other individuals involved in the administration of iodinated contrast media to patients undergoing medical imaging procedures. A typographical error was identified in the dosage of adrenaline in...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the findings of the Senate Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment, such as CT and MRI machines. The Inquiry found that there are serious gaps in access to MRI as a result of...
The Department of Health has now confirmed the Expression of Interest (EOI) online process for new Specialist Training Program (STP) Positions (excluding Integrated Rural Training Pipeline Positions) is now open from 9am (AEDT) Tuesday 13 March 2018 to 5pm (AEDT) Monday 9 April 2018. Links and...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) today welcomes the pledge by the Australian Greens to end the 20-year freeze on Medicare radiology rebates and urges the other major political parties to commit to a fairer go for Australian patients. The Greens have said they...
Clinical Radiology
A post-mortem CT and/or other imaging is becoming a standard part of autopsy. Expert evidence related to post-mortem images is increasingly being call upon for coronial inquests and criminal matters stemming from medico-legal death investigations. The qualifications of those reporting the...
Clinical Radiology
The first nationally agreed standard of care for women experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding says women should be offered less invasive treatments before considering a hysterectomy – a major operation best done only when other treatments are not suitable. Heavy menstrual bleeding affects an...