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NEW President Elect

We would like to congratulate Dr John Buscombe for being elected as President-Elect of the BNMS following the Annual General Meeting held at 17.00 on Sunday 21st May at ICC, Birmingham.

John will be President-Elect for one year, followed by two years as President and another year as Immediate Past-President, for a total term of four years.

In this respect, we would like to say a big thank you to Dr Alp Notghi, who has now finished his term as Immediate Past President.

Review of BNMS2017

The 45th Annual Spring Meeting of the British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS) took place on 20th - 22nd May 2017. The event was hosted at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham, for the 2nd year in a row with over 450 delegates attending over the 3 days.

The meeting provided a knowledge update for all those involved in Nuclear Medicine including clinicians, clinical scientists, radiopharmacists, radiographers, technologists and nurses, with a specific focus on UK practice. The large and impressive exhibition hall at the ICC provided a good environment for networking and interfacing with colleagues from industry with 28 exhibitors in attendance this year. There were over 60 invited speakers, with Professor Irene Virgolini, of the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, delivering this year’s annual lecture on ‘Radionuclide Theranostics in Prostate Cancer’.

The next scheduled BNMS meeting is the Autumn Meeting on 15th September 2017, in Liverpool.

By Manil Subesinghe

Blue Earth Diagnostics

Blue Earth Diagnostics has received EU marketing authorisation for Axumin (fluciclovine (18F)) for PET imaging of recurrent prostate cancer.

The BNMS Roll of Honour

British Nuclear Medicine Society

Roll of Honour est. 2017

Honouring and remembering those distinguished members who contributed to the history of nuclear medicine in the UK and to the BNMS.

2017 Prof Ignac Fogelman 1948 – 2016 Guy’s Hospital, London

About the Roll of Honour

The Officers may appoint to the BNMS Roll of Honour, a small number of highly distinguished members who have played significant roles in the history of the specialty.

This honour may be awarded posthumously.  Where possible the testimonial is presented to the next of kin.

Nominations will be accepted annually with a deadline of 31st December for awards in the subsequent year.

Potential impact of Brexit on Cancer care & Imaging to ICSCNM committee members

Below are links to various articles relating to how Brexit will impact on Nuclear Medicine. 

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.

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"


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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