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Student Prize Winners 2018

3rd Student Prize
59. The role of cardiac PET-CT imaging in patients with suspected cardiac sarcoidosis: A study on quantitative resting myocardial blood flow and outcomes
Munaib Din King's College London, London, United Kingdom
2nd Student Prize
60. Emotional dysfunction and DaTSCAN in parkinsonism
Guglielmo La Torre Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, United Kingdom
1st Student Prize
32. Compartmental model for 223Ra-Dichloride in Patients with metastatic bone disease from castration-resistant prostate cancer
Jan Taprogge St George's University Hospitals NHS FT, London, United Kingdom

ONR Transport News - latest

Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and transport of radioactive material - Frequently asked questions

Women in Science

The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional females across the globe, by awarding promising scientists with Fellowships to help further their research.

Applications for the UK&I 2018 Fellowships are already open

Key dates:

Applications open: Monday 4th December 2017
Applications close: Friday 16th February 2018
Shortlist published: Monday 30th April 2018
Interview Day and Awards Ceremony: Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th May 2018

To find out more and apply click here

100% LEU Conversion

We are excited to announce that starting on Friday, January 12, 2018, Curium will be the first
European generator manufacturer offering exclusively 100% LEU generators.

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Future Hospital Programme: Delivering the future hospital

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Future Hospital Programme launches its final report today and provides an opportunity for the RCP to look back at the considerable impact that the programme has had. The Future Hospital Commission was a rare thing in medicine – a report that was radical, engaging and popular, full of new ideas and solutions to the common problems that beset the NHS.  

The Future Hospital Programme has been a 3-year project funded by the RCP to implement the recommendations of the commission. It has moved the report from concept to implementation working with partners across the UK to increase patient satisfaction, meaningfully engage patients, create efficiencies, develop clinician engagement and deliver higher morale in FHP pilot sites. The learning from the FHP pilot sites have led to the development of best practice with new models of care tailored for delivery elsewhere, recognition from ministers and parliamentarians and a number of projects recognised on the national stage. 

The Future Hospital Programme has seen the launch of our flagship Chief Registrar leadership programme, developing the next generation of clinical leaders. The scheme offers senior leadership roles which focus on developing high quality patient care and providing junior doctors with a voice. The project continues to grow year on year, and we hope that the project will grow the next generation of medical directors and chief executives.

Although the formal Future Hospital Programme is drawing to a close, the learning will be incorporated into the RCP’s new Quality Improvement Programme, which will provide support to clinicians and their teams to deliver improvements in care and services.  The Hub will include a faculty of QI experts, develop training and education in QI, create networks and offer bespoke support to physicians, teams and organisations. The Chief Registrar scheme which has been so successful in engaging our trainees in quality improvement programmes will continue to be developed, including an ongoing network to support career development in QI after leaving the scheme.

The executive summary and the full report can be found on the RCP website.

Reference costs 2016/17

This year’s reference cost collection (2016/17 costs) has now been published.

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ONR Transport News

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RCP Medical Care

Medical Care online Website of the RCP has now been launched replacing the “consultant physicians
working with patients” publication.
This is a web-based resource for efficient and effective design of medical services. Nuclear Medicine speciality is of course represented.
the link to this site is: