Accessing the guidelines

Please note that the next edition of iRefer will be published in spring 2017.

Members and Fellows

Members and Fellows of The Royal College of Radiologists can access the guidelines via the RCR website

Access for UK NHS professionals

The latest edition of The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR's) imaging referral guidelines, iRefer, is now available to all NHS professionals in the UK - please see below for further details on how to access the guidelines depending on your location.

iRefer - England
The Royal College of Radiologists iRefer guidelines are now available via the N3 (NHS) network within England.

iRefer - Northern IrelandWe are pleased to announce that iRefer is now available in Northern Ireland via the HSC Business Services (BSO) intranet. Any support queries should be directed to Nicky Harvey

iRefer - Scotland
The guidelines are available at: http://www.irefer.scot.nhs.uk/ If you are accessing the site from an authorised NHS Scotland site then going to this web address will take you into the guidelines. If the location that you are accessing the site from is not authorised, you will be presented with an access request form. Complete the form with your details and support staff will verify the form and action your request. Any queries should be sent to Gavin Venters  

Other users

If you are not a member or Fellow of the RCR, or work within the NHS in the UK, the guidelines are available to purchase as an online version (various pricing options are available depending on the number of users required); an app (available for Android or iPhone) or a booklet.

A new edition of the guidelines is due to be published in Spring 2017. Email irefer@rcr.ac.uk for more information. 

If you have any queries, please contact: irefer@rcr.ac.uk 

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