Investing in the interventional radiology workforce: the quality and efficiency case

Reference: 
BFCR(14)13
ISBN: 
978-1-905034-65-9
Price: 
£15.00
Date: 
2014
Date of next review: 
2018
Status: 
Current

Interventional radiology is a minimally invasive alternative to open surgery that uses radiological image guidance. It is now facing a major challenge to sustain existing services and accommodate very significant increases in the number and complexity of procedures.

A key aim of this document, which has been produced in conjunction with the British Society of Interventional Radiology, is to facilitate a clear understanding of how the interventional radiologists' pivotal role in healthcare. The authors hope that those who read this document will support the case for an increased interventional radiology workforce in England.