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Save the date: Webinar – Tips and Tricks in CT

Posted July 4, 2017

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce a free webinar jointly organised with the IAEA on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 15:00 CEST.

This webinar will focus on Tips and Tricks in CT and provide latest information and guidance on the secure use of CT. Stay tuned for further details which will soon be published here.


Earn e-CME points for EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks

Posted July 5, 2017

The EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks editions from 2016 focusing on CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging have recently been successfully accredited by the Austrian Medical Chamber.

Take a look at the Tips & Tricks, take the questionnaires afterwards on ESR’s e-learning platform Education on Demand and earn 2 e-CME points.


Portuguese and Spanish translations of checklist ‘Managing a safe CT service‘

Posted June 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of the EuroSafe Imaging Checklist ‘Managing a safe CT service’ in Portuguese and Spanish. This checklist has been developed to aid radiologists, radiographers and other professionals in providing safe CT services to patients. It details the most important aspects of workflow management and dealing with patients, as well as self-assessment questions for CT radiographers and imaging departments.

Access the checklist here – English, Portuguese & Spanish versions available.


Third WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices

Posted May 31, 2017

The Third WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices was held in Geneva/CH on 10-12 May 2017. Among others, it focused on sharing evidence of best practices and achievements in the field, demonstrating development and use of innovative, appropriate and affordable technologies to respond to global health priorities, and discussing challenges. The International Society of Radiology (ISR), represented by Prof. G. Frija, chair of EuroSafe Imaging and co-chair of ISRQSA, hosted a workshop on ‘Medical Imaging Equipment: Global Plan For Improvement’ in which the importance of developing regional campaigns such as EuroSafe Imaging, Image Gently, AfroSafe, ArabSafe, etc. was emphasised. Read more here and take a look at the poster presented at the conference here.


EuroSafe Imaging welcomes official launch of ArabSafe

Posted May 8, 2017

ArabSafe was officially inaugurated on May 5 during the Pan Arab Radiology Conference held in Marrakesh. ArabSafe will involve all related health professionals in Arab countries with the aim to promote medical radiation safety.

EuroSafe Imaging congratulates ArabSafe and looks forward to continuous exchange and collaboration.

Prof. Guy Frija (EuroSafe Imaging Chair) with Prof. Boudjema Mansouri (ArabSafe Secretary General) and other members of ArabSafe

 


Watch the ECR 2017 EuroSafe Imaging sessions

Posted March 15, 2017

Five scientific sessions were categorised as EuroSafe Imaging sessions at this year’s European Congress of Radiology. Watch the recorded sessions here to find out more about radiation protection. Access is free of charge, but registration is required.

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ECR 2017 showcased EuroSafe Imaging’s achievements and way forward

Posted March 9, 2017

This year’s European Congress of Radiology was again a stunning event and in particular a great success for EuroSafe Imaging in raising awareness of radiation protection among congress attendees. ECR 2017 clearly showed that EuroSafe Imaging’s activities help move issues related to quality and safety in medical imaging higher on people’s agenda, making radiation protection more and more relevant in the daily practice of all imaging professionals. Building on these achievements, EuroSafe Imaging is gaining even more momentum with a lot of new endeavours ahead. Read the complete report about EuroSafe Imaging’s activities at ECR 2017 here.

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Check out the ECR 2017 EuroSafe Imaging EPOS posters

Posted March 9, 2017

This year’s EuroSafe Imaging poster exhibition included more than 60 posters from submitters in Europe and across the world, detailing stakeholder’s actions to improve quality and safety for patients in relation to the EuroSafe Imaging Call for Action.

The posters are available in the ESR’s Electronic Presentation Online System (EPOS).

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