The demand for radiology services has increased significantly over time and there are now considerable workforce challenges. The current model for delivering these services is not considered sustainable. To try and address this, a National Model for Radiology has been developed which will provide the ability for radiology staff to work across Scotland.

To support the National Model for Radiology it is essential that there are consistent and comparable radiology data with common definitions and variables used across radiology services within NHSScotland.

The purpose of this document is to set out the nationally agreed dataset and definitions along with recording guidance.

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Last updated: 11 April 2024