BIR safety campaign

Safety campaign logo_rectangleThe safety of patients and staff is at the heart of everything we do in the imaging and radiation oncology community. It is vital that processes are in place to monitor procedures and adhere to recommended guidelines within the imaging and radiation oncology.   

The BIR Safety Campaign communicates safety advice and recommendations and helps to spread the word about safety issues within our community to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients and staff.



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Patient Shielding Guidance

Evidence-based guidance on why contact shielding for patients is no longer needed during most X-rays, CT scans and interventional radiology.





MR SMR Safety Week Day 1afety Advice sheets


Five advice sheets offering safety advice on managing patients with implants (2019)
Five advice sheets with safety advice on a range of MR safety issues




Radiation Safety week day one

Radiation Safety Advice sheets

  Five advice Sheets offering safety advice on a range of issues within radiation safety (2018)







Personal Protective Equipment guidance

A practical guide to the use and care of personal protective equipment in a book, ebook, video and poster formats.

We all know that it is important to minimise occupational exposure when working with radiation. Remember, it's not only patient safety that counts. Give yourself the best radiation protection you can and make radiation safety part of your everyday practice.   View the videos here and purchase the e-book here

Regrettably, during the COVID-19 outbreak we are unable to process any book or poster orders. We will update this page as soon as the bookshop is available again.








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