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 by G. Frija and J. Santos will focus on Tips and Tricks in CT. Further details are available here.
New project launched: EUCLID
Posted July 28, 2017
The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce the launch of the European Commission tender project EUCLID – European Study on Clinical Diagnostic Reference Levels for X-ray Medical Imaging.
The 33-month project aims at advancing the optimisation of radiation protection of patients in Europe. It will provide up-to-date clinical DRLs for the, from a radiation protection perspective, most important x-ray imaging tasks in Europe. Stay tuned for further details which will soon be published here.
New Tips & Tricks published
Posted July 12, 2017
Tips & Tricks provide concise information and learning material for professionals and patients in the areas of CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging. Take a look at the newest Tips & Tricks focusing on the use of Diagnostic Reference Levels in CT, eye protection in interventional procedures and radiation protection of children in fluoroscopy.
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.
New Tips & Tricks now online
Posted May 9, 2017
Ask EuroSafe Imaging is an initiative aimed at improving information for professionals and patients. For this purpose, the working groups regularly publish short educational material called Tips & Tricks.
Check it out and learn more in the areas of CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging. The newest Tips & Tricks focus on Spectral shaping by tin prefiltration and Dose management in digital radiography.
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.
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.