Consultation responses

Consultation responses from 201920182017 and 2016



23.07.2019 - Response to GMC consultation on changes to revalidation requirements for patient feedback

22.07.2019 - Response to the public consultation on the upcoming v6 of the RTDS

07.06.2019 - Response to Call for Evidence from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy


21.02.2019 - Response to Consultation on the proposed 2019/20 National Tariff Payment System

15.02.2019 - Response to NHS Improvement consultation on the new patient safety strategy

Response to NHSE Clinical Commissioning Policy Statement: Proton beam therapy for liver tumours

23.1.2019 - Response to GMC Decision Making and Consent Consultation

09.01.2019 - Response to NICE draft guideline consultation on stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s – diagnosis and initial management (update)

03.01.2019 - Response to the Migratory Advisory Committee Shortage Occupation List 2018: call for evidence



14.12.2018 - Response to NHS England Children and Young Adult Cancer Clinical Reference Group's consultation on the draft service specifications for Teenage and Young Adults Cancer services

06.12.2018 - Response to NHS England Consultation on its Draft Service Specification for Adult Critical Care


30.11.2018 - Response to Professional Standards Authority Right-touch assurance assessment of sonographers

23.11.2018 - Response to NICE Consultation on High-intensity focused ultrasound for sympomatic benign thyroid nodules

22.11.2018 - Response to NICE Consultation on the proposal not to update their guideline on Metastatic spinal cord compression in adults: risk assessment, diagnosis and management

16.11.2018 - Response to Nursing and Midwifery Council Return to Practice Consultation

06.11.2018 - Response to NICE draft guideline consultation on Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Management

06.11.2018 - Response to RCGP 'Towards a future vision for general practice' Consultation


29.10.2018 - Response to NHS Improvement Consultation on 2019/20 payment reform proposals

18.10.2018 - Response to consultation on NHS England Clinical Commissioning Policy: low-energy contact x-ray therapy (Papillon technique) in the treatment of early stage rectal cancer (for adults)

09.10.2018 - RCR contribution to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges' Response to the Health and Social Care Committee Enquiry on Impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care


28.09.2018 - National Occupational Standards for Clinical Imaging and Mammography

27.09.2018 - Consultation on Commissioning Policy Statement Proposition: Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Primary Non-Germ Cell Pineal Tumours (All Ages)

27.09.2018 - Consultation on Commissioning Policy Statement Proposition: Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Intracranial Ependymoma (Children)

17.09.2018 - RCR Contribution to AoMRC Response to NHS 10 year plan

17.09.2018 - Cancer in the NHS Long Term Plan

14.09.2018 - DoH Consultation on charging for technology appraisal and highly specialised technology recommendations and miscellaneous ammendments to NICE legistlation


31.08.2018 - HCPC Consultation on Indicative Sanctions Policy 

30.08.2018 - NICE Consultation on Pancreatic Cancer Draft Quality Standard

30.08.2018 - Response to Invitation to provide ideas about the design of the NHS assembly 

03.08.2018 - NHSE Evidence-based interventions


27.07.2018 - UK-wide independent review into gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide

24.07.2018 - NHSE Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition for selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) in the treatment of chemotherapy refractory and intolerant, unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (adults)


28.06.2018 - NICE Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: diagnosis and management draft guidelines

04.06.2018 - NHSE/ AoMRC survey: Implications for Colleges/Faculties on embedding genomics in the NHS


18.05.2018 - Taskforce for Lung Health – Call for evidence to identify what needs to change in how we prevent, diagnose and treat lung disease (joiny response with the British Society of Thoracic Imaging)

14.05.2018 - NHSE Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition: Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy small and non-small cell lung cancer

09.05.2018 - WHSSC CP50 Positron Emission Tomography


22.03.2018 - HEE Workforce 2027 - Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future

19.03.2018 - NHSE: Establishing Current Research Priorities in Specialised Care

01.03.2018 - NICE Increasing capacity within Technology Appraisals (phase two)


24.01.2018 - NHSE Modernising Radiotherapy Services in England - developing proposals for future service models

23.01.2018 - Department of Health - Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation

19.01.2018 - STP Health Select Committee - Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships inquiry

04.01.2018 - NHSE Specialised Services clinical commissioning policy: Stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy



22.12.2017 - Department of Health - regulation of associate medical professionals in the UK


15.11.2017 - NICE Increasing capacity within Technology Appraisals


27.10.2017 - Migratory Advisory Committee Inquiry EEA-workers in the UK labour market

25.10.2017 - House of Commons Select Committee on Brexit - medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin inquiry

13.10.2017 - CRUK Strategic Review of Radiation Biology and Oncology

02.10.2017 - Transforming Multidisciplinary Team meetings (MDTM)


06.09.2017 - House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence


15.08.2017 - NHS England Consultation on  Mechanical Thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke


31.07.2017 - NHS England Stakeholder Response Form consultation - draft policy proposition for Stereotactic radiosurgery/ radiotherapy for the treatment of pituitary adenomas (adults)

28.07.2017 - Department of Health consultation - Regulations on medical exposure to ionising radiation

24.07.2017 - Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee: Consultation on the draft commissioning policies and service specification for Proton Beam Therapy for Welsh residents


16.06.2017 - NIHR ‘Health Futures’ 20 year forward view


02.04.17 - HSE Consultation on the implementation of Directive 2013/59/EURATOM: Laying down of basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation. This was a joint response from the The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Institute of Radiology (BIR). 


23.03.17 - Health Education England consultation on proposal on amending rules for extensions to training

13.03.17 - NHS England consultation on Accessible Information Standard Review

01.03.17 - NICE consultation on Intrabeam radiotherapy system for adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer 


24.02.17 - Public Health England consultation on NHS Breast Screening Programme: draft consolidated standards


20.01.2017 -  Northern Ireland Department of Health consultation on Criteria for Reconfiguring Health and Social Care Services. The response was led by the Northern Ireland Standing Committee.



23.12.16 - NHS England consultation on Modernising radiotherapy services in England- developing proposals for future service models

09.12.16 - NHS England consultation on Action to reduce sales of sugar-sweetened drinks on NHS premises

05.12.16 - NHS England and NHS Improvement consultation on the National Tariff Payment System 2017/2018 to 2018/2019


28.11.16 - Written evidence from the Standing Welsh Committee to the National Assembly for Wales, External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee on the Implications of Britain exiting the European Union for Wales. Once submitted, our response became the property of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee and we are not able to publish it here. Our response is available on the National Assembly for Wales website here.

17.11.16 - Written evidence to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff on the implications of Brexit for the health and social care workforce for the Crossbench debate in the House of Lords on Thursday 24 November. Once submitted, our response became the property of the House of Lords and we are not able to publish it here. 

07.11.16 - CAP and BCAP consultation on the advertising of electronic cigarettes

04.11.16 - Office for Life Sciences consultation on the Clinical Leadership and the Accelerated Access Review


28.10.16 - Written evidence to the Health Select Committee on the Brexit and health and social care inquiry. Our response concentrated on workforce and academic research. Once submitted, our response became the property of the Committee and we are not able to publish it here. Our response is available on the Health Select Committee website here.

26.10.16 - NHS England consultation on Managing conflicts of interest in the NHS

13.10.16 - GMC consultation on developing the medical register


22.09.16 - Written evidence to the House of Lords Committee into the Long Term Sustainability of the NHS. Our response concentrated on the main themes of models of service delivery and integration, informatics and public health and most specifically workforce. Once submitted, our response became the property of the Committee and we are not able to publish it here. Our response is available on the House of Lords website here

07.09.16 - National Data Guardian for Health and Care’s Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs Public Consultation


24.08.16 - NHS Improvement consultation on National tariff: policy proposals 2017/18 and 2018/19


23.06.16 - Health Education England consultation on Sonography/Ultrasound workforce

15.06.16 - A response was submitted to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer Inquiry into the England Cancer Strategy. 

13.06.16 - Department of Health consultation on Death certification reforms 

01.06.16 - Written evidence was submitted to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry Investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital follow-up. This will be published by the Committee as part of the evidence from the inquiry.


21.04.16 - NHS England consultation on service specification of Urological Cancers - Specialised Kidney, Bladder and Prostate Cancer Services 

20.04.16 - NHS England consultation on service specification of Sarcoma

11.04.16 - Academy of Medical Royal Colleges consultation on Information and Digital Technologies - Clinical Requirements 2020


23.03.16 - NHS England consultation on Specialised Vascular Clinical Commissioning Service Specification

09.03.16 - Health Education England Nursing Associate Consultation on building capacity to care and capability to treat - a new team member for health and social care

09.03.16 - NHS England Engagement on proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups in specialised commissioning

04.03.16 - NHS England Stakeholder Response Form consultation on the use of SABR in the treatment of prostate cancer


29.02.16 - NHS England Stakeholder Response Form consultation on the draft policy proposition for Stereotactic Radiosurgery for other rare intracranial tumours 

15.02.16 - National School of Healthcare Science consultation response on the HSST Specialty: Clinical Bioinformatics - Genomics curriculum

11.02.16 - NHS England consultation response on the new proposals for a new Cancer Drugs Fund

02.02.16 - NHS England consultation on the proposed procurement of phase 2 PET-CT services


29.01.16 - Specialised Services Commission response on the assessment of the future for NHS specialised care 

28.01.16 - Department of Health consultation on the Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines

19.01.16 - NICE consultation for Diagnostic Services: short survey on clinical practice

07.01.16 - NHS England Stakeholder Response Form Policy Proposition Testing consultation on Sterotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) for adults with Parkinson's tremor and Familial Essential tremor