Sustainable future for diagnostic radiology: the older radiologist

Reference: 
BFCR(15)11
Date: 
2015
Date of next review: 
2019
Status: 
Current

The demographics of the UK radiology workforce are changing rapidly, which is coupled with a dramatic increase in workloads. Radiologists over the age of 50 often have more clinical and reporting experience than their younger counterparts and could be better used to address shortfalls within staffing teams

This guidance document explores the current demographic and the projected future of an aging radiology workforce.