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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Structured Training in Clinical Radiology. Third Edition - EBCR(01)1

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Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.

X-rays: How safe are they? - 2001

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Archive
This information leaflet for patients was prepared by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), the College of Radiographers, The Royal College of Radiologists and the Royal College of General Practitioners. It can be downloaded from the HPA website: X-rays: How safe are they?
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Adverse Reactions to Picolax - BFCR(01)2

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Archive
Guidance on the advice reactions to picolax
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Radionuclide Therapy: Guidance for Clinicians. Report from the Intercollegiate Standing Committee on Nuclear Medicine - RCR(00)1

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Archive
Please note that this document has been withdrawn and replaced by Molecular Radiotherapy: Guidance for Clinicians.

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This document has been withdrawn.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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Current
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.

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

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Current
This publication is not available online at the present. The College is investigating the potential for publishing future editions electronically within the Members and Fellows area.
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Structured Training in Clinical Radiology: Appendix Curricula for Subspecialty Training - EBCR(00)1

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Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.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

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