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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Clinical Governance and Revalidation: A Practical Guide for Radiologists - 2000

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Archive
This document has been withdrawn.
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Making your Radiology Services more patient-friendly - BFCR(00)9

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Archive
The Clinical Radiology Patients' Liaison Group (CRPLG) of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has produced a series of recommendations for departments of clinical radiology designed to improve patients' experiences of their cancer treatment. The recommendations on good practice are made to encourage departments to review their policies and make changes where necessary. These cover the following areas: departmental facilities, information and communication about treatment, planning and treatment and follow-up. The proposed changes in practice will require reorganisation rather than...
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A Guide to Justification for Clinical Radiologists - BFCR(00)5

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This document does not represent a statement of College policy, it provides an explanation about the regulations to assist members and Fellows in defining local policies and practices to provide an effective and appropriate service in the context of the legislation. The text outlines the position of the employer, defines referrers, practitioners and operators and discusses the process of justification, giving suitable sample cases to highlight the issues.
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Structured Training in Clinical Radiology: Appendix Curricula for Subspecialty Training - EBCR(00)1

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Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.

Members' Handbook 2002 (Available to Members Only) - 2002

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Archive
This publication is not available online at the present.
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Curricula for Subspecialty Training: Appendix to Structured Training in Clinical Radiology - EBCR(99)2

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For information only
Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.

Standards in Vascular Radiology - BFCR(99)9

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Archive
This publication has been superseded. Please see BFCR(11)6 Standards in vascular radiology for updated guidance.

A Guide to the Practical Use of MRI in Oncology - BFCR(99)6

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Archive
This document has been superseded by BFCR(14)2 Recommendations for cross-sectional imaging in cancer management, Second edition.
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Structured Training in Clinical Radiology, Second Edition - EBCR(99)1

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For information only
Please note that this has been superseded and is for information only.
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Intimate Examinations - BFCR(98)5

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Archive
This advice is issued by the Royal College of Radiologists with a view to amplifying the GMC advice with special reference to the radiological aspects of intimate examinations.

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