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Stephen Davies delivers Teleradiology lecture at UKRC 2014

This year’s UK Radiological Congress (UKRC) saw Stephen Davies, Medical Director, deliver a lecture on Clinical Governance and Quality Processes in a session on Night-time Teleradiology. The session was very well received with the focus on the requirements for setting up regional NHS Out of Hours Teleradiology Network.

During this session Stephen Davies raised a number of key considerations for multi-Trust working, especially common policies and protocols, an over-arching clinical governance framework and the increasing delivery requirements to meet the clinical pathways for stroke and trauma. He highlighted the 10% audit rates in the Independent Sector and the benefits to patients and learning for radiologists that follows.

 

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