The essential referral guidelines
The guidelines are available to purchase as an online version or as a booklet.
RCR members and Fellows
Members and Fellows of the RCR can access iRefer online using their RCR website login details. You have free access to iRefer by virtue of your membership.
Accessing iRefer online
You can benefit from the expert guidance in iRefer by subscribing to the RCR iRefer guidelines: Making the best use of clinical radiology.
Each subscription is valid for 365 days.
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|Up to 10 concurrent users||£765.00|
|Up to 25 concurrent users||£2,070.00|
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iRefer access in Wales
iRefer is now available to all NHS professionals in Wales.
If you are accessing the site from an authorised NHS Wales site then going to this web address will take you into the guidelines. If the location that you are accessing the site from is not authorised, you will be presented with an access request form. Complete the form with your details and support staff will verify the form and action your request. Any queries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
iRefer access in Scotland
If you work within NHS Scotland, you can access iRefer for free. Users accessing the guidelines from within the NHS Scotland network should see a green 'Log in automatically' button. If you are not able to see the green log in button or if you are having probelms accessing the guidelines, contact email@example.com
Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland
If you work within the Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland you can access iRefer for free. If you are accessing the site from an authorised Health and Social Care Board site, going to www.irefer.org.uk will take you into the guidelines.
Health Service Executive Republic of Ireland
If you work within the Health Service Executive in the Republic of Ireland you can access iRefer for free. If you are accessing the site from an authorised Health Service Execuitve site, you should see a green 'Log in automatically' button.
Prefer your iRefer in print?
Buy iRefer8 now, the latest edition of the RCR iRefer guidelines: Making the best use of clinical radiology in print. It features NICE accreditation, new guidelines and updated guidance to determine the most appropriate imaging investigation(s) or intervention for a given diagnostic or imaging problem.
Since publication of iRefer v 8 we have updated four of the 270 guidelines. A list of the updated guidelines can be obtained by contacting the iRefer team
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