Transforming elective care services radiology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of radiology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform radiology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Medical radiation dose issues associated with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans for sports performance assessments and other non-medical practices – Department of Health and Social Care

In this their 18th report, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment presents a review of the health effects, benefits and risks arising from the use of ionising radiation in dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans in non-medical

NHS Breast Screening Programme Equipment Report: Technical Evaluation of IMS Giotto Class digital mammography system in 2D mode – Public Health England

Technical evaluation of the IMS Giotto Class digital mammography system in 2D mode, used in the NHS breast screening programme.  Thisreport is one of a series of technical reports evaluating commercially available mammography systems on behalf of the NHS breast

Medical Physics Experts Recognition Scheme: Statement on how the DHSC will recognise Medical Physics Experts in radiation safety – Department of Health and Social Care

This document explains how the DHSC will recognise MPEs as competent, as required by medical exposure regulations on radiation safety.  Certificates from RPA2000 are valid for 5 years. Discussion on renewal of certificates is ongoing and will be agreed once transition

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Alice Dixon – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 5 April 2019 Deceased name: Alice Dixon Coroners name: Simon Wickens Coroners Area: Surrey Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinical Commissioning Policy: 18Ffluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-computedtomography (PET CT) as part of radical radiotherapy treatment planning for oesophageal cancer (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission 18F-FDG-PET CT as part of radical radiotherapy treatment planning for oesophageal cancer in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) for chemotherapy refractory / intolerant metastatic colorectal cancer (adults) – NHS England

NHS England will commission selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) for chemotherapy refractory / intolerant metastatic colorectal cancer in adults in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document.  This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of this treatment for the

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme care pathway: 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan – Public Health England

This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan.

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme care pathway: Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13) – Public Health England

This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13).

Clinical radiology: UK workforce census 2017 report – Royal College of Radiologists

Report that finds: The UK currently needs another 1,004 full-time diagnostic radiologists – by 2022 the shortfall will be at least 1,610, a third of the number of doctors needed to keep up with scanning workload NHS hospitals across the

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme Handbook – Public Health England

The purpose of this handbook is to bring together in one publication the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme’s (FASP) guidelines and recommendations that relate to the screening pathway and are not covered in detail in the other handbooks.  It includes: an overview

Evaluation of Direct Access Diagnostics (Radiology) Service: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This evaluation of the current Direct Access Diagnostics for radiology (DAD) service in Wirral sought to examine aspects of the patient pathway in the service, the clinician and patient experience and the quality of the service. Evidence was collected and

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at high risk of non-healing: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG622] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at high risk of non-healing in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of delayed-union and non-union fractures [IPG623] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of delayed-union and non-union fractures in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG621] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound

Proton Beam Therapy NHS Service (All ages) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) service (All Ages). PBT provides radiation by delivering a beam of proton particles, rather than X-Rays.