Study day for radiographic assistants

Among participants are Paul Murphy, Jess Marriott, Alice Stilliard, Will McGuire, Sue Moore and Libby James.


Radiology departments rely more and more upon radiographic assistants but there are limited training opportunities. To address this, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust ran a study day.


The content covered the role of the assistant, patient centered care, infection control, how x-rays are produced and radiation safety, the role of a chaperone, data protection, ultrasound, CT and MR overviews and moving and handling equipment.


BHT intends to repeat the course and already has a waiting list.


See this report on page 9 of the March 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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