INSIGHT 

Everyone at RMS is working hard to ensure that our radiographers and assistants are protected and safe during the Covid-19 outbreak. As our team work within hospitals, we are being especially cautious to make sure that we follow the government guidelines around self-isolation and social distancing. 
 
Please be assured that we are reviewing guidelines and amending our working practices in line with ongoing changes. 
 
We are very grateful to all of our radiographers and assistants who are working to ensure that patients can still be scanned in this difficult time. 
 
If you have any questions regarding Covid-19 and our services, please contact us at hello@rms-scanning.co.uk or call us on 0161 410 0169. 
 
Take care and stay safe. 
 
RMS 
 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) has been awarded a 4-year framework agreement for the supply of radiology capacity management services by the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The framework means that NHS Trusts will be able to quickly work with RMS without lengthy procurement and tendering processes and is available for use by all NHS bodies and other public sector organisations in the UK. 
 
The new Faster Diagnosis Standard, to be introduced in April 2020, will put additional pressure on imaging departments to meet cancer diagnosis deadlines. 
The Faster Diagnosis Standard sets out to ensure that all patients who are referred for the investigation of suspected cancer find out within 28 days if they do or do not have a cancer diagnosis. 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) has extended its reporting portfolio with the addition of comprehensive DXA reporting for NHS Trusts, in line with new quality standards from the Royal Osteoporosis society. 
NHS England’s September stats (released 14th November) show that England is at its worst level on record with key targets for cancer, hospital care and A&E being missed for over 3 years. 
 
RMS, the radiology management business, was delighted to pick up the ‘Value Based Procurement’ award at the Excellence in Supply Awards for the North last night. The award recognises the value that RMS provides in delivering innovative radiology services to NHS Trusts. 
 
The Excellence in Supply Awards were held at the Royal Armouries, Leeds and promote private sector organisations working in partnership with the NHS to deliver high quality, effective and efficient patient care; helping the health service to do more for less. 
 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) is pleased to announce a collaboration with esteemed radiographers, Paul Rowe and Mike MacKenzie, to provide a complete in-house scanning and plain film reporting service to its NHS clients. 
 
RMS provide an innovative scanning solution to help NHS Trusts reduce radiology waiting lists, which can often be at the core of hospital backlogs and bed blocking, as patients require diagnostic imaging before treatment. 
 
A study by the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (managed by Cancer Research) has found that cancer survival in the UK has improved, but the country is still not performing as well as other high income countries such as Norway and Australia. 
 
The study, which was published in the Lancet Oncology, looked at 3.9 million cancer cases between 1995 and 2014 in 7 comparable countries – Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway and the UK. 
 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) warns hospitals that they need to be prepared for another winter of increasing winter pressure across all departments. Although receiving less media coverage than in previous years, last winter saw some of the worst statistics on delivering healthcare over the winter period. 
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