Making an impact

Theo Akudjedu

Making an impact

News, views and people


News Briefing

A quick catch-up on all the latest news from around the UK, including compensation for Rutherford staff, the student dropout crisis, and how to develop obstetrics ultrasound services.


Latest news from SoR members

Celebrating Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, EDI award winners, our new QI Partner and much more, in our monthly round-up of your news, appointments and achievements.


"Why I became a radiographer" and "How CDCs will hurt hospitals"

Dhrusha Jethwa explains her desire to help people through radiography, while Dean Rogers warns CDCs will drain hospitals of imaging staff.


Dr Theo Akudjedu: Making an impact on the future of radiography

How Dr Theo Akudjedu’s practical approach to teaching and mentoring is inspiring the future leaders of radiography.

The Strikes | Special Reports from across England and Northern Ireland

The Strike: England

How radiographers across England took to the streets to make their case for a fair reward, told in their own words, images and videos.

The Strike: Northern Ireland

SoR members were fighting for the future of radiography in Northern Ireland during two days of industrial action.



Sonography apprentices: The next generation

Introducing the first degree apprenticeship in medical ultrasound and the seven apprentices at Sheffield Hallum University.


Raising awareness of mental wellbeing in radiography

How a powerful play is helping students prepare for the pressures of clinical practice - and winning them an appearance on BBC TV.


Therapeutic radiographers leading the way on research

We meet the therapeutic radiographers taking their place at the forefront of patient-centred cancer research.



Tackling gender inequality in breast radiology

How two radiographers took the initiative to transform breast screening in their department for all genders.

Careers and learning

QIP Tips

How to make a flying start in quality improvement

Meet our new QI Partner Glenda Shaw and check out her ten tips for success when starting a new role.


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, the CoR and beyond.

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 and College.

Synergy October 2023

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