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RCR proposals to the next government      
The Royal College of Radiologists has formulated four key proposals for the next Government to improve diagnosis and outcomes for patients and four further proposals for improving cancer services.

News 

RCR consultation on submission to Cancer Taskforce 
The College has been asked to submit views on the remit of the new Cancer Strategy Taskforce. Comments from Fellows and members for consideration in formulating this response are welcome and should be sent to consultations@rcr.ac.uk by
6 February 2015

Read our press release on RCR's proposals to the next government on improving diagnosis and outcomes for patients and on improving cancer services.

Read our response to the announcement by NHS England of a new Cancer Taskforce.

The Future Shape of Clinical Oncology 
The RCR has set out a blueprint for the future of clinical oncology over the next decade: Clinical Oncology – the future shape of the specialty. Also reviewed is the workforce that will be needed to deliver future services: Clinical oncology workforce: the case for expansion.

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Events 

Spine study day
12 February - Leeds

Neuro-oncology meeting
10 March - Leeds

Clinical Radiology Supervisor Skills Workshops
11 March – London, 22 April - Bristol

Endocrine imaging study day
20 March - Birmingham

Hot topics study daysLondon
26 March (Emergency)
5 November (Elective)

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
Guidance produced with the Society and College of Radiographers on the delivery of high-quality ultrasound services

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

Continuing professional development (CPD) scheme, Third edition
Updated guidance from The Royal College of Radiologists 

Getting Involved 

Clinical Oncology Less than Full-Time Training & Working Adviser vacancy – Deadline: 2 February

Clinical Oncology Audit Poster Competition
Deadline for submissions: 9 February

RCR Clinical Fellows in radiology:
Patient information resources for the RCR website
Molecular Imaging Resources for Trainees and Trainers
RCR Clinical Fellows in oncology:
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education for Oncology
Radiology e-learning for oncologists
Closing dates:(all roles) 27 February 2015

2016 Roentgen Professor
Deadline for applications: Friday 10 April (5.00 pm)

Clinical Radiology Scientific Abstract Submissions
Deadline for submissions: 16 April (12 noon)

Clinical Radiology Audit Poster Competition
Deadline for submissions: 16 April (12 noon)