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Position Statement on Access to COVID-19 Vaccinations

Joint BCRS/CAMRT-BC Position Statement on Access to COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medical Imaging Professionals in BC The British Columbia Radiological Society (BCRS) and the British Columbia Chapter of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT-BC) welcome and support the BC government’s Vaccine Distribution Taskforce to guide the vaccine prioritization and distribution across the province. Read …

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Cancer Does Not Stop for COVID

The BC Radiological. Society issued a news release on October 23, 2020, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read more…

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COVID-19 and Quality

On July 23, 2020, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council held a webinar, “COVID-19 Through a Quality Lens: Medical Imaging – A Person- and Family-Centred Approach to COVID-19”. Presenters included: Dr. Bruce Forster, Clinical Lead, Essential Imaging, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and Head, Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia as well as Sarah Carriere, Acting Director, Health System …

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COVID-19: Safe Guidelines for Breast Imaging During the Pandemic

The Canadian Society for Breast Imaging, with support from the Canadian Association of Radiologists, has published Safe Guidelines for Breast Imaging During the Pandemic. These guidelines comply with recommendations for physical distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and avoid significant impact on patients and staff. Read more… Infographic (downloadable)

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CSBI and CAR Guidelines for Breast Imaging during the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020 Universal precautions should be taken to protect health care workers from infection or disease spread during breast imaging procedures, particularly mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and breast intervention procedures, such as biopsy, during the pandemic outbreak of COVID- 19 in Canada. Read more…

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Health Authority COVID-19 Guidance for Physicians

Links to Health Authority pages for Health Professionals and other medical staff Fraser Health Authority Information for employees of Fraser Health Interior Health Authority Health Care Professionals Northern Health Authority Daily Medical Staff Updates Provincial Health. Services Authority Resources for Health Professionals Vancouver Coastal Health For Health Professionals – Physician’s updates Vancouver Island Health Authority …

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