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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Standards for the provision of an ultrasound service - BFCR(14)17

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Current
This document sets standards in key areas that are seen as essential for the delivery of high-quality and effective ultrasound imaging services and examinations.
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Standards of practice of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) in adult patients - BFCR(14)16

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Current
This document brings toghert the latest guidance on departmental standards of practice required to deliver safe computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) to adult patients.
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Cancer multidisciplinary team meetings – standards for clinical radiologists - BFCR(14)15

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Current
This document outlines the requirement for consultant radiologists and radiology departments to maximise the benefit of MDTMs.
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Clinical Radiology UK Workforce Census Report 2012 - BFCR(14)14

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Current
The RCR’s primary source of workforce data is captured through its workforce census. This report provides results of the 2012 census and comparisons to previous years.
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Investing in the interventional radiology workforce: the quality and efficiency case - BFCR(14)13

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Current
Interventional radiology (IR) is now facing a major challenge to sustain existing services. This document states the case for an increased IR workforce in England.
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Provision of interventional radiology services - BFCR(14)12

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Current
This document has been produced to inform service providers, clinicians and commissioning bodies of the requirements for the provision of a safe and sustainable interventional radiology service.
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Standards for Learning from Discrepancies meetings - BFCR(14)11

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Under review
This document provides guidance on the running and requirements of Learning from discrecpancies meetings.
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Quality assurance in radiology reporting: peer feedback - BFCR(14)10

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Archive
Please note that this document has been withdrawn and replaced by Lifelong learning and building teams using peer feedback (www.rcr.ac.uk/publication/lifelong-learning-and-building-teams-using-peer-feedback)
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Guidance on the use of CT colonography for suspected colorectal cancer - BFCR(14)9

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Current
This document sets out the key considerations in using CT colonography for suspected colorectal cancer as well as important guidance on all aspects of establishing a high-quality CT colonography service.
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Paediatric trauma protocols - BFCR(14)8

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Current
The following guidelines will assist radiologists and clinicians dealing with a severely injured child to base imaging decisions on the best available evidence.

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