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.

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Advice on Delegation of Tasks in Departments of Clinical Radiology - BFCR(96)4

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This document was produced in response to the inexorable increase in demand for radiological services, which had not been met by a commensurate increase in radiologist manpower.

Advice on the Management of Reactions to Intravenous Contrast Media - BFCR(96)1

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Guidance on Ultrasound Procedures in Early Pregnancy - BFCR(95)8

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Audit Commission Report 'Improving Your Image: How to Manage Radiology Services More Effectively'. Response from the Royal College of Radiologists - BFCR(95)4

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Professional Footballers' Repeated Radiographs on Transfer from one Club to another - 1992

Please note that this document has been withdrawn.

Pregnancy and Work in Diagnostic Imaging - 1992

This document has been superseded by Pregnancy and Work in Diagnostic Imaging Departments, Second edition.

Statement on Myodil<BR>(Published jointly with The British Society of Neuroradiology) - 1991

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