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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 correct use of medical imaging pathways can reduce the number of "unnecessary" appendix removals (appendectomies) according to data 1 presented at the 68 th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in Perth today. The quality assurance...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Inquiry into Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia. The submission covers systemic issues of professional supervision, funding and focuses on access to MRI equipment.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the COAG Health Council Draft Report: Australia’s Health Workforce: strengthening the education foundation (September 2017). Please click here to view the submission.
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology Council Scope of Practice Working Group have produced a draft Radiation Oncology Scope of Practice Position Statement which has been approved for distribution to members for feedback by the Faculty of Radiation Oncology Council Members are now asked to review and...
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology Council were sent a Patient Charter from the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO) for adoption or adapting. Following discussions within both Council and the Quality Improvement Committee, it was agreed to adapt the Canadian version for Australian and...
Radiation Oncology
The College has recently released a new position paper that summarises the survey of current practice of IGBT in Australasia. Please view the GOROC Position Paper on IGBT for Cervical Cancer hereon IGBT for Cervical Cancer here View our Position Statement and Submissions Library here.
Clinical Radiology
The College has recently released a new submission to the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee. View our Position Statement and Submissions Library here.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The College has developed a position paper on MRI access for Cervical Cancer Patients advocating removal of the once in a lifetime limitation from the Medicare Item. This paper has been submitted to the MBS Review. Please view the Position Paper here.
Clinical Radiology
The requirements for training and maintenance of currency in CTCA have recently been reviewed and revised by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in CT Coronary Angiography. The draft has now been completed and interested parties are encouraged to provide their feedback and comments....
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The President and Chief Executive Officer of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists confirm their support for marriage equality. Dr Greg Slater, President, and Ms Natalia Vukolova, CEO, affirmed their commitment to equality and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...