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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. 
 
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) 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. 
Radiology Management Solutions (RMS) estimate that an overall annual saving of circa £1.6million has been made across the Trusts that they work with. This saving was calculated based on extending the working hours of a radiology department rather than using a rented mobile unit on site. 
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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