BIR Annual Congress 2017

2nd - 3rd November 2017   (GMT+00:00) GMT

The BIR Annual Congress returns in 2017 for its fourth successive year. Building on the success of the previous three congresses, we have a created an even better programme for 2017, one you certainly will not want to miss.

Divided into 2 parallel sessions over 2 days, our Annual Congress provides an open and relaxed environment for delegates to share and exchange ideas and experiences, visit our industry exhibition, showcase their research via our interactive iPoster sessions, and network both during the day and at our evening event.

Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest and passion for radiology, radiation oncology and the underlying sciences, including radiologists, physicists, radiographers, oncologists, physicians, radiation protection advisers and supervisors.

View the full programme


  • Breast
  • Gynae
  • Lung
  • MSK 
  • Primers for the non-specialist
  • Paediatric imaging
  • Workforce challenges and imaging innovations 

Exhibit at the BIR Annual Congress 2017 
See the exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities available.

Congress dinner:
This year's Congress dinner will be held at Tas Borough, just a few minutes walk from the venue. It will provide a fantastic opportunity to mix with other delegates, speakers and industry representatives in a relaxed and social environment.

Tickets are £45 and include a welcome drink, three course meal and half a bottle of wine per person.

To attend the dinner, please book online and select the dinner ticket or call us on 020 3668 2226.

Registration fees:

BIR member: Plan 1 £145
BIR member: Plan 2 £110
BIR member: Trainee £100
BIR member: Retired/Student £80
Non-member £250

BIR member: Plan 1 £250
BIR member: Plan 2 £200
BIR member: Trainee £170
BIR member: Retired/Student £140
Non-member £400


Please see the link below for a wide selection of hotels available close to the event at a range of costs. These rates offer considerable savings on the hotels’ normal rates, and with flexible terms. 

Reserve your accommodation here





We are very grateful to the following organisations for supporting this event.


4ways has been providing a remote radiology reporting service for over 10 years. During this time, we have reported more than 2 million scans across all modalities including MRI, CT and x-ray. 4ways is registered with all UK regulatory authorities and has additional accreditation with the International Standards Organisation, the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme and is Information Governance compliant. This is achieved by our dedicated team of quality and audit staff working continuously to ensure everything we do at 4ways is of the highest possible standard. 4ways has a vast pool of UK based reporting radiologists with a clinical lead for each sub-speciality, these include MSK, Neuro-radiology, Cardiology, CT colonography, Breast MRI and Mammography, Nuclear Medicine. We provide routine, out of hours and urgent daytime reporting services as well as a clinical audit service.


The NHS faces many challenges today around the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best patient care within increasing financial constraints. Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner in helping trusts to address these challenges. With market-leading contrast media and power injector systems, Bayer is able to offer innovative patient care and with the addition of its informatics platform, it can support radiology departments in driving protocol standardisation and easily accessible audit data that enable departments to meet further challenges faced around contrast and radiation dose management. 01635 563999

DMC Radiology Reporting

GE Healthcare

Guerbet Group


Over 25 years InHealth has worked in collaboration with the NHS, patients and private providers to respond to some of Healthcare’s most pressing challenges - reducing waiting times, speeding up diagnoses, saving money and improving the overall patient experience.


Midland Lead


Philips Healthcare

Philips Healthcare is a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging systems and related services. Following the recent programme of acquisitions the company offers a comprehensive porfolio of healthcare products including conventional X-ray systems, dedicated systems for cardiovascular and interventional procedures; CT and MRI scanners, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy planning, echocardiography, digital ultrasound, patient cardiac monitoring equipment and PACS.

Radiology Reporting Online

Radiology Reporting Online (RRO) operates the largest network of teleradiology reporting centres across the UK and Australia. RRO’s expert team of 150+ GMC specialist, FRCR (or equivalent) radiologists provide general and sub-specialty reporting services to support NHS and private radiology departments. RRO is part of the Everlight Radiology Group, which reports in excess of a million examinations each year. Utilising a ‘follow the sun’ model with offices in the UK and Australia, RRO specialise in emergency radiology and provide a 24/7 reporting service. RRO offers dedicated trauma and stroke pathways, with turnaround times starting from 20 minutes. RRO’s Medical Leadership Council, led by Dr Daniel Rose is responsible for maintaining and developing clinical excellence, including the organisations; quality assurance, education and training programmes. RRO is currently recruiting GMC and FRANZCR radiologists. With 15 centres across the UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and home reporting opportunities both in the UK and internationally, it's never been a better time to work at RRO - the job you love, the place you love, we'll take you there! Visit, email or phone 0300 400 1111 for further information.

Siemens Healthcare

The healthcare market is in ongoing transition and we see healthcare providers worldwide drive consolidation, an increasingly "industrial" logic of healthcare delivery, and a shift from treating illness to managing health – ultimately looking for ways to improve outcomes while reducing costs. We aspire to be the partner to help achieve this goal. To live up to our ambition, we are determined to answer the questions that drive your business development. To overcome lack of specialised staff, ensure consistent outcomes across an organisation, increase competitiveness, avoid profitability risks, and implement growth strategies, we are your partner that you can rely on to stand out with clinical excellence, operational efficiency, and financial profitability.

Telemedicine Clinic

TMC is a market leader in innovative teleradiology solutions for the NHS and private healthcare markets. With our team of highly experienced radiologists, TMC provides ‘true’ sub-specialist elective and on-call reporting in all modalities. For more information, please call 0845 020 5250 or email