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

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

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

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