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Five minutes with . . . Nicola Strickland

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 11 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4675
  1. Abi Rimmer

The president of the Royal College of Radiologists talks about why the specialty can’t be allowed to fail

“The issue that not everybody seems to have grasped is that if radiology is allowed to go under, as is happening, huge swathes of modern healthcare won’t exist.

“I am not exaggerating here. Radiology is the lynchpin to every medical diagnosis in the hospital. Every major surgical operation requires imaging and every cancer pathway depends on imaging.

“There isn’t a single part of modern medicine or surgery that doesn’t need …

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