Innovations to Progress your Radiology Service Delivery
Showcasing best practice from across the NHS, this event will provide you with innovative approaches to overcome the workforce challenges currently facing radiology departments, and ultimately help you to improve capacity and manage demand. Join this one day NHS seminar to discover the essential actions to transform your radiology elective care services, explore new technologies such as AI and discuss the latest equipment in diagnostic imaging with like-minded professionals.
If your radiology department is feeling the pressure of increasing demand for imaging services with limited staff, this NHS conference is your opportunity to gain new perspectives on how your service can respond to these challenges. This is your chance to look at recent innovations and opportunities for improvement, plus the opportunity to compare and benchmark with other trusts. Through this opportunity to discuss and network, you will gain peer-tested solutions to empower your team to achieve best practice and continue driving imaging services forward.
This interactive NHS event will give you a unique opportunity to find inventive and practical solutions, through peer-led positive success stories and insightful discussions, this day will equip you with the tools to revitalise your approach to radiology service delivery. Discover realistic ways that your service can:
- Gain creative recruitment ideas to increase staff numbers and ease the pressure
- Build a stronger workforce with strategies to engage and upskill staff
- Progress towards advancement of imaging service through new assistive technologies
- Increase standardisation of recording capacity and demand data
- Promote the future of diagnostic imaging services
This conference is part of a wider diagnostic forum bringing together professionals from Pathology, Radiology, Immunology and POCT in a joint networking area, providing the opportunity to interact with professionals and exhibitors across multiple diagnostic services, including:
- Imaging and Radiology Service Managers, Clinical Directors for Imaging and Diagnostics, Imaging services leads, Heads of Radiology
- Training and education leads
- Consultant radiologists and Superintendent Radiographers
- Consultant Clinical Scientists, Haematologists, Microbiologists, Pathologists, Immunologists, Rheumatologists
- Biomedical Scientists and Chief Scientists
- POCT Managers and Coordinators
- Scientific and Clinical Directors, Service Leads and Clinical Leads, Laboratory, Quality and Risk Managers
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‘Improving Quality and Capacity for Radiology’ was held in March 2018 as part of the 2018 National Diagnostics Forum. Attendees reported that the day “had very practical content”, and “was very useful to my role and organisation”, and that it was “good to network and share experiences”.
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Practical strategies to overcome workforce and capacity challenges, and standardise your service
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Transforming Radiology Elective Care Services
|9.40||An overview: Explore the national context and challenges facing radiology elective care services|
What can local health and care systems do and how can their impact be measured?
Discover the essential actions for successful transformation of your services
Practical guidance to ensure patients see the right person, in the right place, first time
Innovative Strategies for Recruitment and Retention
|10.10||Case study: Discover how one trust revolutionised their recruitment, retention and progression plans|
Strategies to recruit staff from overseas, overcome cultural barriers and aid their integration into the NHS
Develop mentor-led induction programmes to encourage and support graduates into radiology
Benefits of implementing radiographer development plans: reflecting high quality service standards in your department
Mandy Tanner, Radiology General Manager, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|11.00||Case study: An opportunity to influence the radiographer workforce of the future through apprenticeships|
Tackling the shortage of radiographers by training the next generation to have additional skills
Engaging with your organisation to ensure the apprenticeship programme meets your service needs
Getting the best out of apprentices and investment by training radiographers who are competent
Maria Reynolds, Imaging Training and Development Lead, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Upskill your Radiology Team
|11.30||Case study: utilise training academics to develop the next generation of radiology workforce|
Training not only internal radiographers but partnering across the sector to upskill staff
Enhance learning experience by enabling clinicians to learn independently at their pace in a safe environment
Improve the educational experience, boost training numbers and ensure trainees have the right skill mix
Tanuja Khiroya, Clinical Lead Radiology & Medical Physics, Central Middlesex Hospital
|12.00||Spotlight Presentation: Explore advancing technology and the impact on your radiology service|
Utilising Equipment and New Technologies
|1.40||Using technological advancements and AI to improve your diagnostic imaging services|
A look to the future: what is AI and how are we already using it in radiology?
Using new assistive technologies, AI and new diagnostic tools to support and improve image reporting
How can new technology help radiographers prioritise, compare and increase capacity?
|2.10||Discussion session: How to keep equipment up to date and utilise it effectively for your service|
Standardising Radiology Services
|3.00||Minimising variation and increasing standardisation for data in imaging|
Improving efficiency of reporting and access to clinical findings
Standardising data measurement across your network
Measure the impact of reduced variation in radiology
|3.30||Discussion session: Developing a national approach to recording capacity and demand data|
Dr Neelam Dugar, Consultant Radiologist and Clinical PACS Lead, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|4.00||Chair's closing remarks|
|4.10||Close of day|
Discover easily implementable solutions to your radiology service challenges, with informative presentations by:
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- NHS or Public Sector for one place £149 + VAT before Friday 20th December 2019
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £209 + VAT after Friday 20th December 2019
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