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Brexit & Euratom

Advice for radiopharmacy and nuclear medicine services managing delivery changes due to Brexit

RCR/BNMS/UKRG radioisotopes guidance update

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Letter From John Buscombe Regarding Brexit And The Supply Of Radiopharmaceuticals

A letter from BNMS President, John Buscombe on Brexit and disruption to the supply of radiopharmaceuticals.

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The Health Implications Of Leaving Euratom

Dr Buscombe, the BNMS President Elect was one of the witnesses at a House of Lords Commitee looking at the consequences of leaving Euratom
Below is the link to the debate.
View the programme here
Dr John Buscombe is also quoted in an article in the Independent, view the link here.


Editorial From BMJ Re Euratom

Why we must stay in the European Atomic Energy Community
Read more on this article published in the British Medical Journal.

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PRESS RELEASE - British Nuclear Medicine Society Statement On Leaving Euratom

Press Statement on Euratom and supply of medical isotopes following Brexit from the British Nuclear Medicine Society, supported by the Royal College of Radiologists and Royal College of Physicians On Wednesday 12 July there was a parliamentary debate on the implications for the UK on withdrawing from the Euratom Treaty. Since 1957 the Euratom framework has enshrined the regulation and safeguards for the transportation and use of radioactive materials and governs UK international nuclear cooperation agreements with European and third party countries, including Canada, Japan and the USA. Withdrawing from Euratom will affect the arrangements for the supply and use of radioactive isotopes to industry, power generation, academia and medicine.

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President Elect On The Today Programme

Our President Elect, Dr John Buscombe was interviewed on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4.
To listen to his interview select the link below

The interview is 2 hours and 45 into the programme.

Interview link




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