The IIRRT Council represents Radiographers and Radiation Therapists at a national and international level on new and well-established working groups.
A sample of national representation:
National: National Radiation Protection Committee; National Working Group for the administration of IV medicines for healthcare professionals; Nurse Referrer group; Workforce planning steering groups; National Radiography Review; National Radiation Therapy Review, HIQA Expert Advisory Groups (EAG), Medical Exposure to Ionising Radiation EAG; Clinical Audit EAG; Ultrasound screening for DDHin infants EAG,National Health and Social Care Professional Office,Professional Development in Advanced Practice HSCP working group; Critical care working group.
A sample of international representation:
The European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS), European Society Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) and World Partner Network Professional bodies such as the IIRRT who have affiliated themselves with the BIR become part of their “world partner network” community.
Best Practice Guidelines
Best practice guidelines for members on different areas of clinical practice for both radiography and radiation therapy are constantly being updated by editorial committees and co-ordinated by Áine Donovan in her role as Executive Support Officer. The general radiography and MRI guidelines have been published recently with other guidelines due for publication in the coming weeks. All previously published guidelines continue to be updated. The IIRRT strives to publishfirst-edition guidelines on newly emerging topics i.e. RTT MRI planning guidelines.