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.

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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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Individual subscription£90.00
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Up to 50 concurrent users£4,230.00
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iRefer access in Wales

iRefer is now available to all NHS professionals in Wales.

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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

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.

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