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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 Radiation Oncology
Choosing Wisely Australia is inviting abstracts that showcase innovations to address unnecessary healthcare for its second annual national meeting in May. The Choosing Wisely Australia 2018 National Meeting will be held at the National Convention Centre Canberra on Wednesday 30 May, as a satellite...
Radiation Oncology
This year’s World Cancer Day (WCD) is taking place on Sunday, 4 February 2018. This annual event explores how everyone can do their bit to share and support the burden of cancer. Over the last few weeks, the Targeting Cancer campaign has been helping promote WCD and its #WeCanICan message through...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Australian Department of Health’s (DoH) Specialist Training Programme (STP) aims to support the rotation of medical specialist trainees through an expanded training setting, such as rural and private training sites. The DoH recently committed to funding the successful STP from 2018 to 2020 and...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The incoming President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), Dr Lance Lawler, has commenced his two-year term with commitments to highlight the role of radiologists in achieving positive patient outcomes and address the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has recently released the final report of Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Revalidation and the creation of a new Professional Performance Framework. This work will impact all Australian doctors and we are bringing it to the attention of...
Clinical Radiology
The College has been invited by NSW Health to provide feedback on the draft model Scope of Clinical Practice for Nuclear Medicine (which includes Paediatric Nuclear Medicine). More information about the project and the working group membership is available on the NSW Health website . The draft...
In December 2017 RANZCR launched our new and improved online member portal, MyRANZCR. For members' convenience, MyRANZCR requires members to log in using their email address, rather than their RANZCR member ID. All members received a personalised email on or around 8 December 2017 inviting them to...
Clinical Radiology
Patients in Australia and New Zealand can expect improved healthcare services with a new set of standards governing teleradiology by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). Teleradiology is a form of telehealth where an image is acquired in one location and reported...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
During 2017, the Faculties of Clinical Radiology and Radiation Oncology worked with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) to review the Clinical Indicators (CIs) for radiology and radiation oncology. Both revised CI sets have been endorsed by the College and ACHS, and will be...
Clinical Radiology
The College has a new member consultation for the Guidelines for Quality Control Testing for Digital (CR & DR) Mammography. The main driver for the revision of the Guidelines has been the need to produce a set of digital mammography (DM) quality control tests that reflect the technical advances...