Posts Tagged ‘Radiology’

Schadenfreude is an exquisite dish but it can leave a bitter taste

It has been nearly a year since I hung up my ultrasound probe, switched off the PACS monitor for the last time, cleared my desk and wiped off all the incri...

Dr Finlay’s take on 24/7 access to radiology – “not enough of us to do everything”

“The laird o' Cockpen, he's proud an' he's great, His mind is ta'en up wi' the  things o' the State; “ (Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairn) The scen...

Michael Gove & Sarah Vine: With public sector custodians like these, who needs enemies

So, here was the initial story in The Telegraph about the useless NHS (with something very similar appearing in the Daily Mail) letting down one of our glo...

Radiology: New learning resource about nuclear medicine

A new e-Learning for Healthcare module about nuclear medicine has been created within the College of Radiographers ‘Image Interpretation’ project. Thi...

Proud that I was there at the beginning

Years ago when I was a radiology trainee I was fortunate to spend a day a week for several months with an aged but very eminent radiologist, Dr Ronald O. M...

College response to one week cancer test plan

Royal colleges have the welcomed the Labour leader's recent commitment to improving cancer diagnosis waiting times but have suggested that significant extr...

New cancer target: idiocy in glorious technicolour

When they were young my children’s favourite show was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. We went up to London twice to see it (with Jason the...

Why use two words when one will suffice

Happy New Year to you all. Better late than never I suppose, but I’ve been having more trouble than usual thinking of a topic. And that’s not like me b...

Private providers will win the telemedicine lottery

And so it begins, or perhaps I should say – continues; the car boot sale that is the NHS is gathering steam, as Dave’s mates circle to pick at its corp...

The hills are alive with radiology competition

As the new year commences the media pundits are reminiscing on the last 12 months and framing their predictions for 2013. Obviously the main past issues ar...

Will Hunt simply add to teleradiology fears?

Will we never learn? Every time we get a new Secretary of State for Health, we think ‘perhaps this time’ - talk about the triumph of hope over experien...