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PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ETHICAL RULES OF CONDUCT
FOR PRACTITIONERS REGISTERED UNDER THE HEALTH
PROFESSIONS ACT, 1974
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Vacancy in Aotearoa, New Zealand.  Most popular meaning of Aotearoa is "Land of the long white cloud."
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20240126 EXCO ACTIVITIES May 2023 to November 2023
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Position statement on equity, diversity and Inclusivity.
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Professional boundaries on Social Media.
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ISRRT WORLD CONGRESS - -
The 2024 ISRRT World Congress is 6 to 9 June 2024 in Hong Kong. More information can be obtained from the congress website below. 
https://isrrthk2024.org/   
Abstract submissions close 31 January 2024. Notifications related to acceptance of abstracts will be sent 15 March 2024. Early bird registration close 15 March 2024.
The congress opening ceremony will be on 8 June 2024 around 11:00 and the closing ceremony around 12:45 - 13:00 on 9 June 2024.


SORSA Membership Fees in 2024
The membership fee for current Ordinary Members in 2024 will be R575.00
The deadline is 31 March 2024
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World Health Organization 2023:  Regulatory considerations on artificial intelligence for health.
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A news publication on the WHO webpage is here.
20231026- A letter to the Board for Radiography and Clinical Technology about the WHO DOCUMENT ON AI REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS.


SORSA Newsletter 2023.  Download here


SORSA and IAFR CONGRESS 5 to 7 September 2025  [(IAFR) is International Association of Forensic Radiographers]
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CONGRESS 2025


Consensus statement regarding academic bullying and victimisation on clinical training and health care platforms.
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Launch of the new GEMS provider and mobile app.
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Memorandum of understanding between SORSA and IAFR (International Association of Forensic Radiographers)
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RECORDS OF PATIENTS: Responsibilities of Radiographers (2022-12-30)
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Society of Radiographers of South Africa (SORSA) supports exemption from load-shedding schedules for healthcare facilities
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Notice of constitutional amendment to add an affiliate membership category
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Scope of practice for Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine Radiography and Diagnostic Radiography
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Radiation Therapy
Nuclear Medicine (Radiography)
Diagnostic Radiography 


Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health: WHO guidance
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Direct sponsorships are unethical
The South African Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED)  views direct sponsorships as unethical as it may compromise a Health Care Professional's  independent clinical judgement and thus impact patient care.
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Summary of the cyber crimes act
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Contrast media administration by radiographers
"During a CT procedure Radiographers are NOT, according to the enabling framework, to cannulate and are NOT to administer contrast media"
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The South African Radiographer, the peer-reviewed journal of SORSA now has a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
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SORSA is now a CPD Accreditor 


Attention colleagues performing obstetrics ultrasound, kindly find notice for your attention.

Dear colleagues
The ultrasound examination offered by the HPCSA Professional Board for Radiography and Clinical Technology (PBRCT) includes obstetrics, gynaecology, abdomen, small parts and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Of concern it that the examination will exclude those radiographers who provide obstetric ultrasound services at district level health facilities. SORSA therefore requested the HPCSA Professional Board for Radiography and Clinical Technology (PBRCT) to urgently consider the negative impact this exclusion would have on service delivery of obstetric ultrasound to the general public.
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WHO-ISRRT anti-smoking awareness campaign

As radiographers we have first hand experiences of the impact that smoking has on the health of individuals. In keeping with the theory of behaviour change and professionalism, radiographers should ideally assume a role modelling position by advocating for the elimination of smoking habits among our patients and colleagues. The aim of this campaign is to support the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) by educating and resourcing institutions offering radiography programmes with the view of reducing the impact of tobacco use in the profession as a whole.
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