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2014 15 Sep

The BIR, in partnership with Bayer HealthCare, has launched a new award called the BIR/Bayer “Make it Better” service award.   The award will be given to the group of people who have demonstrated the best improvement in an aspect of service delivery by making it more effective, or have improved patient experience. This might be an innovative design...Read more

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2015 28 May

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) supports the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges work programme on the “ Choosing Wisely ” initiative to encourage doctors to consider the value of treatments and avoid “over medicalising” patients.   The BIR agrees that, for a range of reasons inappropriate clinical interventions are made which are not evidence...Read more

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2016 06 Jun

UKRC is the leading and largest diagnostic imaging event in the UK. UKRC builds on its successes year after year, and is always continuing to evolve. The multidisciplinary working party are already working to deliver a dynamic and exciting programme for 2016, covering all aspects of diagnostic imaging and oncology. Whether your interests are in clinical...Read more

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2015 01 Aug

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) issued the following statement in response to the Royal College of Radiologists’ national audit of paediatric X-ray services: The report from the Royal College of Radiologists’ paediatric imaging audit is disturbing and raises concerns over the safety of performing and reporting imaging in children. The...Read more

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2015 25 Nov

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is the oldest radiological society in the world. The origins of the BIR can be traced back to a first meeting held on 2 April 1897 to form "The X-ray Society". The British Institute of Radiology is an independent multidisciplinary organisation and a registered charity, whose membership is open to everyone with...Read more

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2015 22 Sep

Dr. David Wilson is a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist, and President of the British Institute of Radiology 2014-2016.  1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Occult fractures and outcome in acute ankle injuries. When someone sprains their ankle, if a fracture is suspected they are x-rayed and treated. If there is no fracture,...Read more

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2015 10 Dec

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is a multidisciplinary membership organisation connecting all those with a professional interest in imaging science and radiation technology.  Core values We believe in the value of multidisciplinary collaboration to combat disease; We believe that every effort should be made to optimise the use of radiation...Read more

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2016 03 Nov

Divided into parallel sessions over the course of two days, topics include informatics, “big data”, personalised medicine, adult and paediatric neuroimaging, vascular and interventional radiology, cardiac imaging and primers for the non-specialist. Our Annual Congress provides an open and relaxed environment for delegates to share and exchange ideas...Read more

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2016 19 May

This month   BJR   publishes a special feature on emergency radiology.   Volume 89, Issue 1061   is   guest edited by Professor Mariano Scaglione (President, European Society of Emergency Radiology, Pineta Grande Medical Center, Castel Volturno, Italy).   With organisational and technological advances constantly being made, this is a burgeoning...Read more

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2016 31 May

These open access recommendations are published on behalf of  The British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI) and The British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCCT)   Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition which requires urgent and immediate treatment. AAS can be diagnosed by using CT imaging, but it is important that...Read more

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2016 22 Jun

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has led a collaboration between the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) with representation from the Royal College of Physicians’ Cardiology Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) to develop a vital training resource for cardiologists.   This online training, developed by the BIR’s Radiation Protection...Read more

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2016 30 Jun

The introduction of image-guided lung biopsies using an early discharge protocol means a more cost effective and improved service for patients with suspected lung cancer   A team which has developed a new system to accelerate and improve early diagnosis of lung cancer, a first for the UK,  has won the BIR/Bayer Make it Better Award which was...Read more

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2017 27 Feb

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2016 13 Nov

On 4 November, at the BIR Annual Congress,  Professor Stephan Achenbach, Professor of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Germany  was awarded the prestigious Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Memorial Award, following delivery of a lecture entitled “Clinical Applications of Coronary CTA – View of a Cardiologist”.  He was presented with the award by President of...Read more

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2016 17 Nov

Dr Tilman Emrich is awarded Barclay Medal  Barclay Medal Winner On 3 November 2016, at the BIR Annual Congress, Dr Tilman Emrich was awarded the Barclay Medal. He was presented with the award by the President of the BIR, Mr Andy Rogers.   Dr Emrich won his award for his paper: “Cardiac Magnetic Resonance enables diagnosis in...Read more

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2016 24 Nov

We are delighted to announce that Dr Simon Jackson has been appointed as the incoming Editor-in-Chief (Medical) for  BJR . He joins Professor Kevin Prise, Editor-in-Chief (Scientific) to further facilitate the development of the journal as a key resource for the radiological scientific community. Dr Jackson has accrued his editorial experience...Read more

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2017 18 Mar

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