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ECR 2020 is just a few weeks away!

Posted February, 2020

EuroSafe Imaging has a lot planned to promote medical radiation protection at ECR 2020. There will be 8 scientific sessions, 9 coffee & talk sessions, and an electronic poster exhibition. Find out more about EuroSafe Imaging’s programme here. We hope to see you there!


IAEA Consultancy Meeting on Strengthening Radiation Safety Culture in Medicine

Posted February, 2020

ESR President Prof Boris Brkljacic attending IAEA Consultancy Meeting on Strengthening Radiation Safety Culture in Medicine this week to emphasise ESR’s dedication to radiation safety and to highlight, in particular, EuroSafe Imaging’s achievements in this regard.


European Commission tender project on clinical audit gets underway in Luxembourg

Posted February, 2020

A kick-off meeting was held on 5th February for the European Commission tender project QuADRANT. The project aims to promote improvement in quality and safety of radiology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine through the implementation of clinical audit.

Find out more about the project here.


ESR wins European Commission tender on clinical audit

Posted February, 2020

An ESR-led consortium, including EANM and ESTRO, was awarded the European Commission Tender QuADRANT, which is aimed at quality improvement through clinical audit in diagnostic and interventional radiology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine. The project kicked off in January 2020 and the consortium now works with member states’ health authorities, auditing organisations and radiation protection bodies to assess the status quo of clinical audit in Europe and to develop further guidance in alignment with the European Commission.
http://www.eurosafeimaging.org/clinical-audit/quadrant


New What Patients Should Know edition online

Posted January, 2020

The Ask EuroSafe Imaging initiative has recently publishing another What Patients Should Know edition. This edition provides information on radiological examinations when pregnant.

Click here to access all our what patients should know publications.


New paper on clinical audit in medical radiological practices

Posted December, 2019

HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities) has published a paper on clinical audit in medical radiological practices to address requirements for and differences between clinical audit and inspection. EuroSafe Imaging was happy to contribute to this paper with the European Society of Radiology.

You can read the paper here.


ESR EuroSafe Imaging survey on referral guidelines for medical imaging in children

Posted November, 2019

EuroSafe Imaging is currently running a short survey on referral guidelines for medical imaging in children. The aim of this survey is to assess the awareness, availability and use of referral guidelines for children amongst European Radiologists.

If you are a Radiologist working in Europe, we would really appreciate your feedback. This anonymous survey consists of 19 questions and will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Please click here complete the survey.

The deadline for completing this survey is 21st November 2019.


IDoR 2019 book on sports imaging released and available for download

Posted October, 2019

To mark the International Day of Radiology (IDoR) 2019, the European Society of Radiology published its biggest ever IDoR book, Imaging of Motion & Performance. Stress & Strain, focusing on sports imaging and the wider field of musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology.

This includes the chapter ‘MORE CHANCES AND LESS RISK: Radiation protection and other safety considerations’ that was produced in cooperation with EuroSafe Imaging. Click here to download the book for free.


EuroSafe Imaging at the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia

Posted October, 2019

Quality and safety is high up on the agenda at the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia. EuroSafe Imaging presents its Call for Action and emphasizes its role model function for campaign creation and awareness raising for radiological quality and safety in other parts of the world.


Abstract submission of EuroSafe Imaging poster exhibition at ECR 2020 now closed

EuroSafe Imaging is organising the seventh edition of its poster exhibition at ECR 2020 in line with the European Congress of Radiology’s (ECR) 2020 focus on children, the overarching theme of the 2020 exhibition is the promotion of radiation protection in paediatric radiology.

The abstract submission was closed on October 15th, 2019.

 


2nd Baltic Conference of Pediatric Radiology and Radioprotection & IAEA Regional Meeting on strenghtening Quality and Safety in Pediatric Radiology

EuroSafe Imaging representatives Prof. Guy Frija, Chair of the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee and Prof. Claudio Granata, leader of the EuroSafe Imaging Working Group on Paediatric Imaging are participating in the ‚2nd Baltic Conference of Pediatric Radiology and Radioprotection & IAEA Regional Meeting on strenghtening Quality and Safety in Pediatric Radiology‚ taking place from 18-21 September 2019 in Tartu, Estonia.

source: https://twitter.com/rpop_iaea


EuroSafe Imaging at CIRSE Radiation Protection Pavilion 2019

EuroSafe Imaging successfully participated in the CIRSE Radiation Protection Pavilion (RPP) – CIRSE’s interactive awareness campaign for radiation protection and dose management – held from September 7-11, 2019 in Barcelona.
EuroSafe Imaging was present with a dedicated booth, providing information to visitors on its concept, goals, current & planned activities as well as with a talk on Online resources of ESR dealing with radiation protection (Eurosafe Imaging), given by Prof. Werner Jaschke, member of the ESR EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee about burning issues in radiation protection and EuroSafe Imaging’s activities in this field.


Abstract submission of EuroSafe Imaging poster exhibition at ECR 2020 now open

EuroSafe Imaging is organising the seventh edition of its poster exhibition at ECR 2020 in line with the European Congress of Radiology’s (ECR) 2020 focus on children, the overarching theme of the 2020 exhibition is the promotion of radiation protection in paediatric radiology.

The abstract submission was opened on 1st July and closes on October 10th, 2019.

To submit your poster abstract for ECR 2020 click here.


8th Eurasian Radiological Forum held in Astana/Kazakhstan

Posted July, 2019

EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee Chair Prof. Guy Frija represented the ESR and its EuroSafe Imaging campaign at the 8th Eurasian Radiological Forum, which tool place from 27-29 June 2019 in Astana/Kazakhstan.
Prof. Frija gave a presentation on „Artificial intelligence as a tool for Quality and Safety improvement“ and a general presentation on the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and its services.

President of the Kazakhstani Radiological Society Prof. Raushan Rakhimzhanova and Prof. Guy Frija, Chair of the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee

 


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the IRCCS ISMETT Palermo, IT

Posted May 23, 2019

We are very pleased to welcome the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services Department of the IRCCS Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies (Palermo, IT) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in May 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the University Hospital Saint Ekaterina

Posted May 16, 2019

We are very pleased to welcome the radiology department of the University Hospital Saint Ekaterina (Sofia, BG) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


EUCLID WP 5: Organisation of a European workshop to disseminate and discuss the results of the project

Posted May 15, 2019

The EUCLID project will convene a 2-day workshop in Luxembourg on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th of December 2019 to discuss the project’s results, differing perspectives on DRLs, and how DRLs will
affect clinical practice.

Click here for further details.


New Video of 5-year Anniversary of EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2019 online

Posted May 7, 2019

At ECR 2019, EuroSafe Imaging members, partners and numerous friends of EuroSafe Imaging celebrated five years of success in medical radiation protection highlighting the achievements, ongoing activities and planned endeavours.

Check out the video of the celebration here:


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Maggiore della Carità Hospital

Posted April 24, 2019

We are very pleased to welcome the radiology department of the Maggiore della Carità Hospital (Novara, IT) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


5-year Anniversary of EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2019

Posted March 14, 2019

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019 marked a milestone in the EuroSafe Imaging campaign’s history with the celebration of its fifth anniversary, held on the first congress day.
EuroSafe Imaging members, partners and numerous “Friends of EuroSafe Imaging” celebrated five years of success in medical radiation protection highlighting the achievements, ongoing activities and planned endeavours.

For further information, click here.


5-year Anniversary of EuroSafe Imaging at ECR 2019

Posted January 16, 2019

EuroSafe Imaging will celebrate five years of success in medical radiation protection at the forthcoming ECR 2019. Join our celebration and visit the EuroSafe Imaging Lounge (1st floor, Foyer N), which will feature a café, photo booth, and stand providing information on patient safety topics. You can also attend one of the dedicated scientific sessions or Coffee & Talk sessions; or check out the electronic poster exhibition, which has contributions from experts around the world. Find out what EuroSafe Imaging has in store for you at ECR 2019 here.