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
This document aims to share key learning from Clinical Site Visits conducted by PHE between December 2007 and November 2016.
Analysis of radiotherapy errors and near misses reported voluntarily by NHS radiotherapy departments.
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan.
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
This policy document outlines the commissioning arrangements for hyperbaric oxygen therapy for soft tissue radiation damage in patients with a history of pelvic irradiation for malignant disease (all ages).
This document explains how certain requirements in The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 should be interpreted. The regulations provide safeguards for individuals exposed to ionising radiation from medical equipment for imaging, treatment or research
It is predicted that Prostate Cancer will become the most common cancer in the UK by 2030. To be ready to deal with this number of prostate cancer patients and to deliver positive outcomes for these men, it is now the
This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of Stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy for the population in England.
This service specification covers the provision of interventional neuroradiology services and should be read alongside the Neurosciences Specialised Neurology Service Specification and Neurosurgery (Adult) Service Specification.
Response to a consultation on proposals for draft Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) 2018 to transpose and implement requirements of the European Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom with regard to medical exposures. This document provides a short analysis of responses to closed questions and
Workforce report from the Royal College of Radiologists that finds a severe shortage of radiologists with an increased use of international recruitment to fill the gaps. This is making late hospital diagnoses and delayed scan results a very real likelihood for
East Midlands Radiology Consortium (EMRAD) network and its new way of working can save money as well as improve the clinical care offered within urgent services such as major trauma and stroke and in regional acute surgical centres. It also