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Module Reading List

Professional Issues in Diagnostic Imaging, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Nicola Kerr
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


RAFFLE, A. E. & GRAY, J. M. 2019. Screening: evidence and practice, Oxford University Press, USA.

REEVES, M. 2011. Fundamental aspects of legal, ethical and professional issues in nursing, London, Quay.  

TOWSLEY-COOK, D. M. & YOUNG, T. A. 2013. Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals-E-Book, Elsevier Health Sciences.

TAYLOR, B. 2010. Reflective practice for healthcare professionals: a practical guide, McGraw-Hill Education (UK). 


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GRIFFIN, R. 2011.  />Organizational behavior : managing people and organizations  South-Western/Cengage Learning.

KANUNGO, R. N and M. Mendonca 1998 Ethical dimensions of leadership. London: Sage.

ROCCHICCIOLI, J. T. and M.S. TILBURY 1998. Clinical leadership in nursing. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

WALSHE, K., and J., SMITH, ed, 2011 Healthcare management Maidenhead, Berkshire: Open University Press.

SULLIVAN E.J. and G.GARLAND 2010.  Practical leadership and management in nursing. Harlow England. Pearson.

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ALDERSON, C.J. and P., HOGG, 2003. Advanced Radiography Practice-the Legal Aspects. Radiography., (9) pp. 305-314

BEAUCHAMP, T., L., and J.F., CHILDRESS, 2009. Principles of Biomedical Ethics. 6th ed Oxford: OUP

CHAMBERS, R., and G., WAKELY, 2000. Making clinical governance work for you. Radcliffe Medical Press

DAWES, M., and P., DAVIES. 2005. Evidence Based Practice- A primer for Health Care Professionals. 2nd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

DIMOND, B., 2002. Legal aspects of radiography and radiology. Oxford: Blackwell Science

ELLIOT, V., et al, 2008. Research Utilisation in Sonography Practice: Attitudes and Barriers. Radiography, pp. 1-9

HARDY, M., and B., SNAITH, 2006. Role Extension and Role Advancement-is there a difference? –A discussion paper. Radiography , 12, pp. 327-331

HARDY, M., and B., SNAITH, 2007. How to Achieve Advanced Practitioner Status–A discussion paper. Radiography, 13 , pp. 142-146

KENNEDY, I., and A. GRUBB, 2005. Medical Law, 4th ed. London: Butterworth.

MASON, J., K., and R., A., MCCALL-SMITH, 2011. Law and Medical Ethics.  8th ed.

MC SHERRY, R., 2011. Clinical Governance: A guide to implementation for healthcare professionals. 3rd edition. Oxford : Blackwell Science

MORELL, C., and G., HARVEY, 1999. The clinical audit handbook : improving the quality of health care. London: Balliere Tindall

MUIR-GRAY, J., A. 2009. Evidence-based healthcare and public health : how to make decisions about health services and public health . 3rd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

NIGHTINGALE, J. and P., HOGG, 2003. Clinical Practice at Advanced Level. An Introduction. Radiography 9 pp 77-83

NIGHTINGALE, J., 2008. Developing Protocols for Advanced and Consultant Practice. Radiography pp. 1-6

SIMPSON, R. and R., BOR, 2001. ‘I’m not picking up a heart-beat’: Experiences of Sonographers giving bad news to women during ultrasound scans. British Journal of Medical Psychology. 74 pp 255-272

SWAGE, T. 2004. Clinical Governance in Health care Practice. Butterworth: Heinemann

THE COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS 2005. Research and the radiography profession : a strategy and five year plan. The College of Radiographers; London

THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS AND THE SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS, (2007). Team working within clinical imaging : a contemporary view of skills mix.. The Royal College of radiologists and the Society and College of Radiographers: London

THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS, 2006. Standards for the reporting and interpretation of imaging investigations.. The Royal College of Radiologists; London

THE SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS 2005. Medical image interpretation and clinical reporting by non-radiologists : the role of the radiographer The College of Radiographers ; London

THE SOCIETY OF RADIOGRAPHERS, 2006. Statement on Ultrasound Referrals and Professional Indemnity Arrangements. The Society of Radiographers; London. Available online.

UKAS. 2008. Guidelines For Professional Working Standards: Ultrasound Practice UKAS. />available online

VINCENT, C., 2001. Clinical risk management : enhancing patient safety. BMJ Books

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British Medical Ultrasound Society

Department of Health

Health Professions Council

NHS Evidence (formerly National Library for Health)

The Royal College of radiologist

The Society and College of radiographers.

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DEARNLEY C, and AM DIXON 2008 Finding the Professional Voice: towards a theory of Continuing professional development. Conference proceedings: Professional lifelong learning: Critical perspectives on CPD. University of Leeds, 24th June 2008.

DIAMOND B.2002. Legal aspects of radiography and radiology. Blackwell

DIXON AM. 2006 Education & training for advanced practice: Principles of course design and assessment applied to a ‘stereotactic needle core biopsy of the breast’ module. Radiography. 12 (2):pp.79-87

DIXON AM, and DG CULPAN 2008 Requesting and reporting imaging investigations Ch.8 in Dixon AM (ed) Fundamentals of diagnostic imaging : an introduction for nurses and allied health care professionals Exeter, Reflect Press

DIXON AM, and C DEARNLEY 2008 Radiographer-performed stereotactic needle core biopsy: Making a difference Radiography., doi 10.1016/j.radi.2008.06.007

GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL. 2006. Good medical practice, General Medical Council, London

HART A, and AM DIXON 2008 Sonographer Role Extension & Career Development Ultrasound. 16( 1):pp. 31 -35

LEE J.M., and AM DIXON 2008 Breast Imaging Service Provision, Education & Training. Ch. 14 in DIXON AM (ed) Breast ultrasound : how, why and when. Elsevier

NHSBSP 2006 Quality Assurance Guidelines for radiographers  NHSBSP Publication No. 63, NHSCSP, Sheffield

Society & College of Radiographers, London 

2002  Radiography : statements for professional conduct March 2002/ The College of Radiographers.

2002 A Strategy for the Education & Professional Development of Radiographers 

2003 A Strategy for Continuing Professional Development

2003 Education & Professional Development: Moving Ahead 

Royal College of Radiologists, London

1999 Good Practice for Clinical Radiologists BFCR(99)11. Available online.

2002 Clinical Radiology: A Workforce in Crisis

Royal College of Radiologists / Society & College of Radiographers (2007), Team working within clinical imaging : a contemporary view of skills mix. BFCR(07)1 London 

Williams S Oct. (2008). Breast screening...20 years on Synergy. - Imaging & Therapy Practice, SCoR, London

This list was last updated on 11/09/2019