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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

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/science-and-technology-committee/news-parliament-2015/leaving-the-eu-report-published-16-17/

To view this in pdf click here

BNMS Engages with the Office for Nuclear Regulation

The BNMS is engaging with the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) to bring you regular updates on guidance covering transport dutyholders, from 3rd party carriers to industrial users and to those in a healthcare setting.

A 6-monthly update from ONR transport will be included in our members' newsletter and up to date guidance will be available on the BNMS website here.

For further information visit the ONR website transport pages here.

If you have any transport queries please contact ONR E: class7@onr.gov.uk

 

 

RCP launches new specialty service planning resource:

The Royal College of Physicians, in partnership with the UK’s medical specialty societies, has launched its first ever web-based planning resource for medical specialties.
The website www.rcpmedicalcare.org.uk will help those involved in the planning and provision of services get a clearer picture of the specialty services that need to be in place to provide great patient care.

The (NCRI) Molecular Radiotherapy report

'CTRad: identifying opportunities to promote progress in molecular radiotherapy research in the UK' has now been published. 
A review of the needs and opportunities of molecular radiotherapy research in the UK and recommendations to promote progress.

You can download it at the NCRI website here:

http://bit.ly/CTRadMRTreport

 

Contribution to the IRPA14 Montreal Fund

The Montreal Fund was created in 1995 by the Canadian Radiation Protection Association with the  proceeds of the IRPA8 International Congress held in Montreal, Canada, in 1992, to enhance radiation protection worldwide by supporting attendance of young scientists at IRPA Congresses.
 
The Montreal Fund is supported by contributions from Associate Societies and other stakeholders.
 
BNMS contributes to this fund which enables participation at congresses of students and young professionals preferably from developing countries and countries that do not have IRPA Associate Societies. They are normally made directly to individuals or through the Support Committees for International and Regional Congresses.
 
More information can be found regarding the fund on the IRPA website here

Presidents of the BNMS

14 Presidents of the BNMS reunite to commemmorate the 50th Anniversary of the Society

Pres grouplow brightened

 Top Row from left to right: 1.Dr Harry Gray 1996 - 1998 2.Prof. Keith Britton 1982 - 1984 3. Dr Tom Nunan 1998 - 2000 4. Dr Alp Notghi 2014 - 2016 5. Dr Keith Harding 1984 - 1986
Middle Row from left to right 6. Dr Sobhan Vinjamuri 2016 - 7. Dr Brian Neilly 2012 - 2014 8. Prof Alan C Perkins 2010 - 2012 9. Prof. Michael Maisey 1978 - 1980 10. Dr David Keeling 1994 - 1996
Front Row from left to right 11. Dr Gill Vivian 2008 - 2010 12. Dr Mary Prescott 2002 - 2004 13. Dr Andrew Hilson 2004 - 2006 14. Prof Ralph McCready 1972 - 1974

BNMS Book Series

A series of BNMS educational books, published by Springer have been released:
 
PET/CT in Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer
PET/CT in Gynecological Cancers
PET/CT in Neuroendocrine Tumours
PET/CT in Thyroid Cancer
PET/CT in Radiotherapy planning
PET/CT in Prostate Cancer (see review here)
PET/CT in Melanoma
PET/CT in Lung Cancer
PET/CT in Hodgkin's Lymphoma (see review here)
PET/CT in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic malignancies (see review here)
PET/CT in Head and Neck Cancers
PET/CT in Colorectal Cancer
PET/CT in Cancer of unknown primary
 

Click here to view online

BNMS2016 - Bartec Tombola

Bartec Technologies held a Tombola at BNMS2016

The winning prize (a Kindle) goes to.....

Bartec Tombola winner

Pippa Mashford of Great Ormond Street Hospital