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Vacancy - Chair of Professional Standards Committee

The Chair of the PSC, Dr Margaret Hall's term of office is coming to an end at the AGM 2017, taking place at our Spring Meeting in Birmingham in May.

The Committee are now inviting applications for the position of Chair.

Only BNMS members can apply for the vacancy.

Please send expressions of interest to Charlotte Weston at

The Chair of the PSC Committee shall be appointed by council for a period of 3 years,
renewable once at the request of the BNMS officers. The Committee meet 4 times a year in London.

For further information about the role of Chair, please contact Margaret Hall 

BNMS PET-CT Pocket Books

In a similar guise to those published last year for the 50th Anniversary Spring Meeting 2016, the BNMS is currently in process of publishing a series of PET-CT Pocket Books.

Last year the books included:

PET-CT in Neuroendocrine Tumours

PET-CT in Gynecological Cancers

PET-CT in Oesophageal and Gastric Cancers

Plus the Official anniversary book - A History of Radionuclide Studies in the UK 

This year the pocket books will be dedicated to some of our recently departed peers, including Prof Ignac Fogelman, Dr Muriel Buxton-Thomas and Prof Ajit K Padhy.

Publishing dates are yet to be announced.  

Travelling Fellowship Award

The BNMS are pleased to announce the Travelling Fellowship Award 2017 has been awarded to Dr Amit Parekh of Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

The society has agreed to award £1000 to support a two week observorship at the Memorial S19oan Ketting Cancer Centre in New York, USA.


ukinets bnmsWe cordially invite you to attend our forthcoming meeting on the 8th February 2017.

"Role of Nuclear Medicine in Managing Neuroendocrine Tumours: Innovating to Improve Outcomes"


Click on the links below or scroll down for further info:


PROGRAMME- jointly developed by BNMS and UKINETS


VENUE INFORMATION - Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2NP

There will not be a call for abstracts for this meeting

Consultant Physicist Honoured Gold Medal Award

A long standing member of the BNMS has been recognised for his contribution to medical physics with a brand new award from IPEM.

View the article here

Awards for North West Nuclear Medicine Department

The Nuclear Medicine Department at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital have received two awards this year!

They are a winner of the 'Make a Difference Award 2016' (for work done in 2015)

In addition they were also the finalists in the NHS North West Leadership Awards - in the category 'Living the Values'.

Capture                   Make A Difference 2016 Winner Badge



Hybrid imaging guidance on legislative, reporting and training aspects

The Royal College of Radiologists, the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the British Nuclear Medicine Society have released a new document, Hybrid imaging guidance on legislative, reporting and training aspects which is available to download.

Leaving the EU: Implications and opportunities for science and research

The Commons Select Committee has published a report with regards to the UK leaving the EU

Please select the below link to view the report

To view this in pdf click here