As a Fellowship based organisation, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists sets, promotes and continuously improves the standards of training and practice in radiology and radiation oncology, for the betterment of the people of Australia and New Zealand.
In the delivery of our mission, we will demonstrate:
- Patient orientation – understanding and reflecting the views of Fellows and members and working with them to achieve the best outcomes for patients.
- Quality of care – performing to and upholding high standards.
- Integrity, honesty and propriety – upholding professional and ethical values.
- Fiscal responsibility and efficiency - using the resources of the College prudently.
The Board recognises that:
- Major changes within the health systems in Australia and New Zealand are occurring.
- Technological innovations in radiology and radiation oncology are contributing to the rapid development of both disciplines.
- Postgraduate medical education is constantly under review and new models of training are being promoted.
- The economic environment in which radiology and radiation oncology are practised continues to change as a result of technological advances, market forces, evolving practice ownership models and government intervention.
In the delivery of our mission, we will continue to:
- Reinforce the clinical role of radiologists as central and indispensible diagnostic consultants with direct involvement in patient care and clinical problem solving.
- Reinforce that radiation oncologists are likewise indispensible and key members of multidisciplinary cancer teams focused on patient treatment and care.
- Actively influence government, industry, consumers and other stakeholders regarding developments in our specialities.
- Encourage continuous information exchange throughout the College by the Board, portfolios, and committees of the College.
- Effectively manage policy coordination throughout the organisation.Review and evaluate our systems, activities and structures and be proactive in leading change.
Faculty of Clinical Radiology
The Faculty of Clinical Radiology, RANZCR, is the bi-national body for setting, promoting and continuously improving the standards of training and practice in diagnostic and interventional radiology for the betterment of the people of Australia and New Zealand.
Faculty of Radiation Oncology
The College’s Faculty of Radiation Oncology is the peak body advancing patient care in the specialty of radiation oncology in Australia and New Zealand. It sets quality standards, produces high-quality radiation oncology specialists and drives research, innovation and collaboration in the treatment of cancer.
The Faculty Council sets strategic directions and priorities for the Faculty with the support of the Board. The Faculty’s strategic priorities are incorporated throughout this strategic plan.
The portfolios which will deliver the College’s strategic objectives are:
- Education and Research
- Quality and Standards
- Economic Affairs and Workforce
- Communications and Membership