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.

Clinical commissioning policy: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for soft tissue radiation damage in patients with a history of pelvic irradiation for malignant disease (all ages) – NHS England

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).

Guidance to the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 – Department of Health and Social Care

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

Prostate cancer: Britain’s growing problem – Orchid

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

Service specification: Neurointerventional Services for Acute Ischaemic & Haemorrhagic Stroke – NHS 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 the consultation on the draft Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2018: Transposing European Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom (Medical Exposures) – Department of Health

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

Clinical Radiology: UK Workforce Census 2016 Report – Royal College of Radiologists

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

New Models Of Care In Practice: Acute Care Collaboration: Emrad – East Midlands Radiology Consortium – NHS Confederation

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