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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
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...
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...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The College has formed a COVID-19 College Taskforce whose role is to coordinate a whole-of-College response to the COVID-19 outbreak that effectively mitigates the risk to you, your patients, the College, and College staff. The Taskforce aims to ensure that the College’s response encompasses all...
Australia and New Zealand are beginning to see patients presenting with respiratory disease either suspected or known to be due to the novel Coronavirus infection (COVID-19). Radiologists play a key role in diagnosis of disease and the College is monitoring emerging literature and evidence on the...
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology have introduced two new prizes in 2020 – the Indigenous Health Prize and the Quality Research Prizes. Each prize is valued at AU$2,000 and Fellows, Educational Affiliates and trainees are eligible to apply. The Indigenous Health Research Prize will be awarded in...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Members will be well aware of the ongoing global outbreak of the novel Coronavirus infection (COVID-19). Please see the overview below of the College’s activities and how we will mitigate the risks, in particular to our examinations, the latest government advice, clinical research, and measures to...