Addressing radiology workforce issues

Lizbeth M Kenny and Matthew W Andrews
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (12): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01076.x
Published online: 18 June 2007

Diagnostic imaging is a key component of patient management and must be provided in a clinical context

Task transfer has been suggested as a solution to medical manpower shortages in this issue of the Journal1 and elsewhere.2-4 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has recently explored this issue pertaining to diagnostic imaging (DI)5 in response to the Quality Use of Diagnostic Imaging (QUDI) Program’s discussion paper on role evolution.

  • Lizbeth M Kenny1,2
  • Matthew W Andrews1,3

  • 1 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.
  • 2 Division of Oncology, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 3 Radiology Department, Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.



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