MRI Safety Week
MRI Safety week is held every year in the last week of July. This week raises awareness about best practice and safety in MR.
Each day during MR safety week in 2019 we issued safety advice sheets. You may download the advice sheets below.
Day 1: Active Implants Day 2: Cardiac Pacemakers Day 3: Cochlear Implants
Day 4: Neuro-Stimulators Day 5: Deep-Brain Stimulators
MR Safety week 2018
In MR Safety week 2018 the BIR MR SIG published a series of short advice sheets that briefly describe commonly encountered MR Conditions, why they are important and where to find some further information.
MR Safety podcast 2017
Alan Bainbridge on MR Safety
MRI safety is vital all year round, but MRI Safety Week is a chance to raise awareness of safety issues and check that correct procedures are in place. In this podcast, Alan Bainbridge talks through recent advances in MRI safety, ways to minimise risk and, importantly, what radiologists, radiographers and physicists should be focusing on in MRI Safety week.
Dr Alan Bainbridge is Chair of the BIR MRI Safety Working party and is Head of MRI Physics at University College Hospital. He has a special interest in neonatal MRI and spectroscopy.