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Amendments to Statutory Instruments

Amendments to Statutory Instruments that have direct implications for nuclear medicine departments.

Download pdf here.

BNMS Statement on Patient Consent

The Professional Standards and Education Committee has reviewed the evidence and considers that the risks from routine diagnostic nuclear medicine investigations, including cardiac stress testing, are below the threshold that would be appropriate for obtaining written consent from patients.

In most departments, patients attending their appointment is taken as consent for the procedure.

Monthly Diagnostics Statistics

The Department of Health's Monthly and Quarterly/Biannual diagnostic statistics can be found here.