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Benefits for ESR Friends

  • Free unlimited electronic access to European Radiology.
  • Regular Table of Content alerts via e-mail for all 3 ESR Journals (European Radiology, Insights into Imaging, European Radiology Experimental).
  • Free receipt of various communications.

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Involvement of radiographers in our society

The EFRS is officially involved in 6 ESR bodies and can thereby actively contribute to professional and political issues within ESR:

ECR 2021 Programme Planning Committee
Radiographers Subcommittee Co-Chair: Francis Zarb (EFRS)
PEP Subcommittee member: Jonathan McNulty (EFRS)

ESR Audit & Standards Subcommittee
Vasilis Syrgiamiotis (EFRS representative)

ESR e-learning Subcommittee 
Andrew England (EFRS Representative)
Jonathan McNulty (EFRS Representative)

ESR Patient Advisory Group (PAG)
Andrew England (EFRS representative)

ESR Radiation Protection Subcommittee
Dean Pekarovic (EFRS representative)

EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee
Jonathan McNulty (EFRS representative)

 

EU & international affairs

The ESR and EFRS have joined efforts in various European Commission funded projects. Recently, the societies have jointly contributed as project coordinator or consortium member to the implementation of the below projects. New endeavours are continuously evaluated and pursued.

  • European co-ordinated action on improving justification of computed tomography – EU-JUST-CT (2021-2024)
  • Constant improvement in quality and safety of radiology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine through clinical audit – QuADRANT (2019-2022)
  • European Study on Clinical Diagnostic Reference Levels for X-ray Medical Imaging – EUCLID (2017-2020)
  • Evaluation of national actions regarding the transposition of Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom’s requirements in the medical sector - BSS Transposition (2016-2017)
  • European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging - PiDRL (2013-2016)
  • Referral Guidelines for Imaging (2011-2013)
  • Medical Radiation Protection Education and Training - A study on the implementation of the Medical Exposure Directive’s requirements within the European Union - MEDRAPET (2010-2013)

The EFRS is a shareholder organisation of the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR).

The European Alliance for Medical Radiation Protection Research (EURAMED) is a joint initiative of EIBIR. The EFRS is represented in the alliance by Graciano Paulo.

World Radiography Day 2021

 

The ESR contributed to the World Radiography Day 2021 with an article written by Prof. Adrian Brady (ESR 1st Vice-President).  Please refer to page 62 of the ISRRT special edition to read the article.

ESR contribution on page 62

ESR/EFRS Joint Paper on Patient Safety in Medical Imaging

We are excited to announce the first ever joint publication between the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS)!

Published in both Insights into Imaging and Radiography, the ESR and EFRS aim to highlight the importance of patient safety in medical imaging and the fundamental roles that radiologists and radiographers play in ensuring the physical and psychological well-being of their patients.

Click here to read the article.

Clinical Audit and the ESR Clinical Audit Tool

Clinical audit is inextricably linked to quality and, if correctly and professionally conducted, a powerful tool to improve patient care, experience and outcome. 

The ESR Clinical audit tool is designed to facilitate the development of local clinical audit across the spectrum of the services provided by clinical radiology and support radiology departments in establishing an developing their clinical audit programme.

The ESR Clinical Audit tool has been published under the name of Esperanto.

Further details are available here.

Esperanto 2022