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

Please see our page on ordering a publication for information on how to place your order off-line.

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Standards for the provision of teleradiology within the United Kingdom - BFCR(10)7

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Archive
This document has been superseded by a second edition.
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Standards for a results acknowledgement system - BFCR(10)5

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Archive
Guidance for implementing a results acknowledgement system
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme, Second edition - RCR(10)13

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For information only
This document replaces the first edition RCR(01)2 with effect from 1 January 2011

Peer review: guidance on the use of double reporting - BFCR(10)1

Status: 
Archive
Withdrawn and superseded by BFCR(14)10 Quality assurance in radiology reporting: peer feedback
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Standards for the introduction of new procedures and new devices - BFCR(09)13

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For information only
This publication has now been withdrawn. Please refer to the Medicines and Healthcare product Regulatory Agency for further information.

Dealing with an infection outbreak incident - BFCR(09)11

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Archive
This publication has been withdrawn. Please see the MHRA website for information on infection prevention.
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Pregnancy and Work in Diagnostic Imaging Departments, Second edition - 2009

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Current
This publication has been published by the British Institute of Radiology in consultation with the College of Radiographers and The Royal College of Radiologists.
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Standards for providing a 24-hour diagnostic radiology service - BFCR(09)3

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Archive
This document has been superseded by Standards for providing a seven-day acute care diagnostic radiology service
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Protection of Pregnant Patients during Diagnostic Medical Exposures to Ionising Radiation - 2009

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Current
This is joint advice from the Health Protection Agency, The Royal College of Radiologists and the College of Radiographers.

Image-guided ablation - BFCR(09)14

Status: 
Archive
This document has been superseded by Image-guided ablation, Second edition

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