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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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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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Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.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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Please note that this is for information and has been superseded.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This publication has been superseded.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This document has been superseded by BFCR(14)2 Recommendations for cross-sectional imaging in cancer management, Second edition.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Please note that this has been superseded and is for information only.

Diagnostic Medical Exposures: Advice on Exposure to Ionising Radiation during Pregnancy - 1998

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Archive
Click here to go to the Health Protection Agency's website to view the document as a pdf
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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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Service Level Agreements - BFCR(98)4

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Guidance for Departments of Clinical Radiology in managing their workload and in ensuring that the appropriate funding is transferred from clinical groups and from purchasing consortia to departments.

The College and its Role in Performance Review - RCR(97)2

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Current
This document can be ordered from the Guidelines Secretary at the Royal College of Radiologists.

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