Heidi Probst

The need for mentors

Heidi Probst

The need for mentors

News, views and people


News Briefing

A quick catch-up on all the latest news from around the UK, including SoR CEO appearing on Radio 1 (again), concerns over the future of bone density scanning, and more.


At home reporting

At-home reporting for radiographers is now more practical than ever before – but questions still remain over the benefits of the practice.


'Political incompetence threatens CDCs'

Dean Rogers and Richard Evans respond to a new report raising concerns over rollout of Community Diagnostic Centres.

People News

Latest news from SoR members

Joy Paul wins medal in Parkinson's table tennis champs, clinical trial radiographers in a charity challenge, and Charlotte Beardmore and Heidi Probst named in New Year Honours list.



Heidi Probst:
'All it takes is somebody to listen to you'

Synergy sat down with Sheffield Hallam professor Heidi Probst to discuss her MBE and her passion for research.

Special Report:

Northern Ireland strikes

Last month, public sector workers of Northern Ireland joined together in solidarity to protest the lack of pay, poor conditions, and the political deadlock that has blocked negotiations. Synergy reports from the marches.


How to be an expert

Sonographer Gill Martin explains the expert witness training on offer from the College of Radiographers.

Late effects training

The South West Radiotherapy Late Effects Service has helped hundreds of patients in a very short space of time. Synergy finds out more.

Rachel Baldwin-Cleland:
Breaking down the boundaries

Rachel Baldwin-Cleland on why she became a radiographer, and how attitudes towards the profession have changed.

Michaela Clarke:
Steering the Society

Michaela Clark with insight into the importance of the SoR’s Annual Delegate Conference.

The future of MRI

Yvonne Thackray and Rebecca Steele recap the North Central London study day on MRI assistant practitioners.

Careers and learning


CoRIPS research grants and partnership

The key points on CoRIPS for SoR members seeking research funding or companies keen to contribute.


Education, events and new networks

Your guide to all the latest learning and networking opportunities for UK radiographers, from the SoR.

Meet the team

The SoR team is ready to help members

Here we provide the full list of SoR contacts ready to offer all the support you need from the Society.

Synergy February 2024

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