Publications and standards

RCR guidance and standards cover a wide range of topics including the delivery of high-quality radiology services, guidance on good practice, use of information technology resources and workforce reports. Electronic copies of the majority of our publications are available to download free of charge. 

All of our guidance and standards are drafted by working parties including Fellows and members of the RCR.

Publications are reviewed regularly by the Clinical Radiology Professional Support and Standards Board to ensure that they remain relevant and up to date.

If you need further help please contact us by emailing: publications@rcr.ac.uk

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Standards for Radiology Discrepancy Meetings - BFCR(07)8

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This publication has been superseded by BFCR(14)11 Standards for Learning from Discrepancies meetings

The Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine - BFCR(07)5

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This document has been superseded by The radiologist and nuclear medicine, 2nd edn.
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Ultrasound Training by Radiology Departments for other Medical Specialties: Resource implications and requirements - BFCR(07)2

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There is an increasing demand on both radiologists and ultrasonographers by other medical specialties to be trained in ultrasound.

Team working within clinical imaging. A contemporary view of skills mix - BFCR(07)1

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This document has been superseded by Team working in clinical imaging.
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Structured Training Curriculum for Clinical Radiology - EBCR(07)1

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This document has been superseded. The current version of the clinical radiology specialty training curriculum is available online at www.rcr.ac.uk/clinical-radiology/specialty-training/radiology-curriculum
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Retention and Storage of Images and Radiological Patient Data - BFCR(06)4

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Fellows and members can access the Records management code of practice for health and social care 2016, which is relevant to organisations in England, at (https://digital.nhs.uk/article/1202/Records-Management-Code-of-Practice-for-Health-and-Social-Care-2016

Guidelines for Nursing Care in Interventional Radiology - BFCR(06)7

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This publication has been superseded by BFCR(14)7 Guidelines for nursing care in interventional radiology, Second edition.

Framework for Primary Care Access to Imaging - BFCR(06)3

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This document has been withdrawn. Please see BFCR(12)10 iRefer: Making the best use of clinical radiology.

Recommendations for Cross-Sectional Imaging in Cancer Management - RCR(06)1

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This document has been superseded by BFCR(14)2 Recommendations for cross-sectional imaging in cancer management, Second edition.
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Standards for the Reporting and Interpretation of Imaging Investigations - BFCR(06)1

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Please note that this document has been superseded by the 2018 publication Standards for interpretation and reporting of imaging investigations, Second edition

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