BIR Annual Congress 2019

7th - 8th November 2019   (GMT+00:00) GMT

Visit the BIR Annual Congress 2020 website here

The BIR Annual Congress continues to get BIGGER and BETTER! Now at etc.venues County Hall with three exciting streams that offer a comprehensive programme on the latest innovations in imaging and treatment to medical imaging professionals and their senior management teams. 


Taking place over two days, the event provides excellent opportunities to meet delegates and network in an open and relaxed environment (including an opportunity to attend Congress dinner and networking drinks).


This year's streams include:

  • Imaging in obesity
  • Radiology errors and artificial intelligence
  • Management
  • Patient dose
  • Incidentalomas
  • Post-treatment imaging
  • Cases from the archives

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 full event programme


Exhibit at the BIR Annual Congress 2019 

The BIR Annual Congress 2019 offers sponsors and exhibitors an excellent opportunity to reach out to a large number of multidisciplinary medical professionals in a relaxed environment. Please view the exhibiting and sponsorship brochure to see the packages available.


To secure sponsorship at the congress, please complete and return the booking form to:


Congress dinner

This year's Congress dinner will take place at Ev Restaurant – 15mins walk from Congress venue. It will provide a fantastic opportunity to mix with other delegates, speakers and industry representatives in a relaxed and social environment.


Tickets are £55 


To attend the dinner, please book online and select the dinner ticket or call us on 020 3668 2228.


Registration fees:


BIR member: Plan 1 £195

BIR member: Plan 2 £160

BIR member: Trainee £160

BIR member: Retired/Student £130

Non-member £300


BIR member: Plan 1 £320

BIR member: Plan 2 £270

BIR member: Trainee £270

BIR member: Retired/Student £210

Non-member £470


Accommodation for the Congress can be booked here. The BIR has secured preferential rates for a selection of local hotels, at a range of costs and all within walking and/or close transport links of the Congress venue. These rates offer considerable savings on hotels' normal rates.


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


AmRay Group


Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner of choice in helping NHS trusts to address the many challenges faced today including the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best practice and improving patient care within increasing financial constraints. 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. 0118 2063999

BlueEarth Diagnostics

DMC Healthcare

DMC Imaging is a teleradiology company offering a fast and innovative high quality, clinically-led radiology reporting service to the NHS and independent healthcare sector. Focusing on sub-speciality reporting, its team of UK-based radiologists have interests across the spectrum of organ systems and radiological modalities. DMC Imaging utilises “lighter-touch” technology platforms and innovative workflow manager software, and its modern image transfer, delivered securely over N3, interfaces with RIS providers to allow seamless transfer of image reports into the patient record.

Everlight Radiology

Everlight Radiology is a global teleradiology company providing radiology reporting services to hospitals in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Our team of 300+ consultant radiologists provide 24/7 365 days a year reporting. With a ‘follow the sun’ business model, Everlight Radiology is a leader in emergency radiology. We have radiologists based in every major time zone, ensuring that our clients and their patients receive a report from an alert, NHS experienced, consultant radiologist, working during their daytime hours. In our world, every second is critical, which is why we guarantee report delivery within an hour for urgent cases.

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website.

InHealth Group

InHealth is a leading independent provider of diagnostic services and healthcare solutions, working in close partnership with the NHS across the UK. InHealth’s portfolio includes a wide range of radiology specialties such as Radiographer Reporting, MRI, CT, DEXA, X-ray, Ultrasound and Interventional Cardiology as well as Endoscopy and Audiology. With over 2000 staff covering 18 modalities across more than 350 static and mobile sites they see more than 2 million patients each year. InHealth are CQC registered and are Gold awarded ‘Investor in People’. InHealth aim to provide an unparalleled quality, access and service of care for all patients.


MEDICA are the largest teleradiology provider in the UK servicing over 50% of the NHS. In addition to our urgent reporting service (NightHawk), we provide subspecialist reporting for CT, MR, mpMRI (Prostate), Cardiac, CT Colonography, plain film and Nuclear Medicine. We have over 350 Consultant Radiologists, of which over 50% say that they joined us because of a positive recommendation from a colleague. Today we are looking for Radiologists who are interested in reporting from home or being set up in a reporting centre.


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.

Royal Osteoporosis Society

Siemens Healthineers

At Siemens Healthineers, our purpose is to enable healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, and improving patient experience, all enabled by digitalising healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients globally everyday benefit from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. We are a leading medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents globally. With more than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in 75 countries, we will continue to innovate and shape the future of healthcare. For more information and latest product line, please visit