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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. 
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) 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. 
RMS (Radiology Management Solutions), the scanning specialist, has recently partnered with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board for the supply of additional CT and MRI scanning services. 
 
The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales and has three main hospitals - Gwynedd Hospital in Bangor, Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan and Wrexham Maelor Hospital. 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) has helped an NHS Trust address its staff shortage problem through the implementation of an innovative, out-of-hours staffing solution within its radiology department. RMS worked closely with one of its NHS Trust customers to implement an out of hours and weekend service that meant scans could continue to be performed, irrespective of staff shortages. 
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