Accessing iRefer

Fellows and members
NHS Scotland
NHS Wales
Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland
Health Service Executive Republic of Ireland
Other users

Fellows and members

Fellows and members of The Royal College of Radiologists can access the guidelines for free. 

Access iRefer 

NHS Scotland

If you work within NHS Scotland, you can access iRefer for free. Users accessing the guidelines from within the NHS Scotland network should see a green 'Log in automatically' button on the iRefer homepage. If you are not able to see the green log in button or if you are having probelms accessing the guidelines, contact nss.showteam@nhs.net 

NHS Wales

If you work within NHS Wales, you can access iRefer – NHS Wales for free. If you are accessing the site from an authorised NHS Wales site, 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 elibrary@wales.nhs.uk

Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland

If you work within the Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland you can access iRefer for free. If you are accessing the site from an authorised Health and Social Care Board site, going to www.irefer.org.uk will take you into the guidelines.

Health Service Executive Republic of Ireland

If you work within the Health Service Executive in the Republic of Ireland you can access iRefer for free. If you are accessing the site from an authorised Health Service Execuitve site, you should see a green 'Log in automatically' button on the iRefer homepage. If you are not able to see the green log in button

Other users

While the lead bodies in some UK countries have entered into license agreements for access to the eighth edition of iRefer, others have not. 

For information, the pricing structure for online subscriptions to the eighth edition are available at www.irefer.org.uk/pricing.

While we recommend purchasing iRefer print copies or online subscriptions via the iRefer website we understand that in some circumstances that may not be possible. In those instances, we are able to invoice for your order. If you would like to be invoiced, please complete this online form.

If you have any further questions about the new edition of iRefer or the subscription options, please email irefer@rcr.ac.uk