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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours      

The RCR offices will close at 12 noon on 24 December and re-open at 8.00am on Monday 5 January.

News 

Read our response in support of the joint statement issued by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners on integrated care. 

Read the President's December blog 
(Fellow and member log in required)

Read the RCR's response to the Labour party’s announcement to reform and extend the Cancer Drugs Fund

Patients waiting too long for test results 
The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) announces the results of a snapshot survey undertaken to find out how long patients in England are waiting for the results of X-rays and scans.

Disruption to CR and CO workforce census websites
To all Fellows and members wishing to provide data to the CO and CR workforce censuses: due to a technical issue, the census websites have been taken down temporarily and will be restored as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Events 

Clinical Radiology Supervisor Skills Workshops
15 January - Birmingham, 11 March - London

Paediatric renal
16 January -London

New Clinical Directors in Oncology: Meeting the challenges
5-6 February - Liverpool

Spine study day
12 February - Leeds

Neuro-oncology meeting
10 March - Leeds

Trainee in Difficulty
6 May – London, 11 May – Edinburgh

Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
7-9 September - London

Latest Publications 

Standards for the provision of an ultrasound service
Produced with the Society and College of Radiographers, this standards document provides guidance on the delivery of a high-quality and effective ultrasound imaging service

Standards of practice of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) in adult patients
This new publication brings together the latest guidance on departmental standards of practice required to deliver safe CTCA to adult patients  

Cancer multidisciplinary team meetings - standards for clinical radiologists, Second edition
View the updated guidance on cancer multidisciplinary team meetings and the vital role that radiologists play

Getting Involved 

Clinical Radiology Equivalence Committee – two member vacancies
Closing date: 22 December 2014

Radiologist Adviser on Radiation Protection
Closing date: 5 January 2015

Radiology Commissioning Adviser
Closing date: 5 January 2015

Clinical Oncology Less than Full-Time Training & Working Adviser vacancy – Deadline: 13 January 2015

Clinical Oncology Audit Poster competition Deadline for submissions: 9 February 2015