U.K. to resume IR(ME)R inspections August 25, 2020 -- The U.K. has announced that quality care agencies in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will resume Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) inspections.
Spanish foundation names ESOR 2020 scholarship winner August 24, 2020 -- The Spanish Radiology Foundation has announced that Dr. Alba Antón Jiménez, a radiology resident trained at the Vall D'Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, has won the European School of Radiology (ESOR) 2020 scholarship.
COVID-19 prompts questions about future of training August 21, 2020 -- Do all healthcare professionals need to be taught how to protect their own well-being and mental health? Should sonographers and other staff be taught formal counseling skills as part of their training?
ESR voices concern over EU research funding cuts August 19, 2020 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) said that it regrets the European Union (EU) decision to reduce projected funding for a variety of upcoming health and research projects.
U.K. groups caution against home pregnancy ultrasound August 19, 2020 -- The growing trend of members of the public performing their own pregnancy ultrasound scans at home has prompted the British Medical Ultrasound Society and the U.K. Society and College of Radiographers to issue a statement emphasizing the need for ultrasound equipment to be used only by properly trained professionals.
Virtual reality simulation boosts radiographer training August 19, 2020 -- 3D virtual reality (VR) simulation software can be a valuable pedagogical tool for radiography students, improving their confidence in performing a variety of radiographer tasks, according to research published online on 13 August in Radiography.
Brainlab brings ExacTrac Dynamic to U.K. August 19, 2020 -- Image-guided surgery developer Brainlab has installed its ExacTrac Dynamic radiation therapy patient positioning and monitoring system at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, U.K.
Tributes posted for U.K. radiologist Dr. Ian Lavelle August 17, 2020 -- Dr. Ian Lavelle, an emeritus consultant radiologist at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., has died at the age of 85, according to an obituary published in the Guardian.