News

Nominations to BMUS Council - 2022

23rd Jun 2021

Applications are invited from resident UK BMUS members for several vacant positions, which arise at the end of the current year, on BMUS Council.  read more..

Guidance for Optimising Practitioner and Patient Safety in Ultrasound Departments

16th Apr 2021

This guidance has been produced to provide advice for both patients and ultrasound practitioners accessing, and working within, ultrasound services as Government guidance around Covid-19 rules starts to relax. read more..

BMUS Response to Position Statement by ESR Ultrasound Sub-committee

23rd Nov 2020

BMUS agrees with the majority of the recommendations made in the position statement to support best practice in medical ultrasound with the intention of safeguarding patients. However, as multi-professional organisation we take issue with the following statement made in the paper (page 8): read more..

Position Statement on the Use of Portable Ultrasound Equipment for at Home Pregnancy Scanning

18th Aug 2020

BMUS and SCoR have published a position statement on the use of portable ultrasound equipment at home. read more..

New Guidance on the Communication of Unexpected News

5th Aug 2020

Delivering unexpected news in obstetric ultrasound is challenging for healthcare professionals and can be a distressing experience for expectant parents read more..

Lung Ultrasound Guidance

8th Apr 2020

This document has the aim of aiding the potential scanning of lung during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more..

COVID-19 FAQs for Sonographers - Update 20/04/2021

25th Mar 2020

This document aims to help provide answers, where possible, or guide sonographers to relevant sources of current information. read more..

Ultrasound Transducer Decontamination

23rd Mar 2020

Best Practice Summary launched today #UltrasoundDecon read more..

‘Superficial Femoral Vein’ and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) treatment management.

2nd Mar 2020

A reminder to all members involved with vascular imaging reporting of the need for care when referring to the ‘superficial femoral vein’ and reporting the presence of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). read more..

Registration and Regulation

17th Jul 2019

BMUS Statement regarding the recently published Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Report. read more..

RCR Training Recommendations for Doctors using Ultrasound in practice.

11th Aug 2017

Updated training recommendations released. read more..

Sonographer Workforce Review

3rd Apr 2017

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) has published its report on the sonographer workforce in England. read more..

Research on RSI in Sonographers

6th Feb 2017

Research looking at repetitive strain injuries among sonographers and possible causes. read more..

Clinical Imaging Board - Patient Identification : Guidance & Advice

17th Oct 2016

BMUS has contributed to and endorsed a statement previously issued by The Clinical Imaging Board (CIB) which has been adapted to apply to medical ultrasound examinations. read more..

Pause and Check

4th Apr 2016

Pause and Check Posters and Card launched jointly by BMUS and the Society of Radiographers to support ultrasound practitioners in clinical imaging services. The posters & card are designed to act as a ready reminder of the checks that need to be made when any ultrasound examination is undertaken. read more..