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BSIR Elections open on Monday 6th June.


BSIR Subcommittees

Nominations are invited for positions on BSIR Subcommittees, in accordance with Clause 7 of the BSIR Constitution

  • Nominations for membership may be made by any full member of the Society.
  • Appointments will take effect from November 2022.
  • Nominations shall be approved by a proposer and seconder.
  • The proposer and seconder must have view of candidacy’s manifesto / biographic note before endorsing nomination.
  • Election shall be by electronic ballot except that, if the number of nominees equals the number of places available, the nominees shall be deemed duly elected.
  • The results shall be formally announced at the AGM.


Each BSIR subcommittee holds 2 physical meetings a year and 2 or 3 evening web conferences to discuss issues relating to the committee.  Each month one committee chair is invited to join the BSIR Officers’ web conference to update BSIR Officers on that committee’s activities.  Each committee member serves for four years; two years as a committee member, the third year as committee chair and fourth as outgoing chair to maintain continuity.  The chairman will be succeeded in the following years by the other committee members in turn.  A new committee member will be elected each year.

A broad description of each committee’s remit is given below.  Anyone interested in applying for one of the posts is strongly encouraged to find out more about what the job entails.  In the first instance please contact council@bsir.org to be put in contact with the current committee chair.

Registries and Audit Committee - one position

Chair 2021 - 2022 Dr Dinuke Warakaulie

The Registries and Audit Committee plays an active role maintaining and reporting on BSIR registries, developing and refining datasets as well as overseeing governance issues relating to registry data.

Please click here to view Registries and Audits standard operating procedure.

Communications Committee - one position

Chair 2021 - 2022 Dr Aidan Shaw

The Communications Committee is responsible for communication with the membership and public via the BSIR website and maintaining good links with membership via the website.

Please click here to view Communications standard operating procedure.

Education & Research Committee - one position

Chair 2021 - 2022 Dr Nadeem Shaida

The Education & Research Committee plays an active role in co-authoring and providing advice for relevant College documents, and collaborates in training matters with other special interest groups, at the request of BSIR Council or the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).

Please click here to view Educations standard operating procedure.

Membership and Rules Committee- one position

Chair 2021 - 2022 Dr Zaid Aldin

The Membership and Rules Committee is responsible for constitution and membership issues, assisting in developing standards and is also responsible for organising the SpR scholarship essays.

Please click here to view Membership & Rules standard operating procedure.

Scientific Programme Committee- one position

Chair 2021 – 2022 Dr Elika Kashef

The Scientific Programme Committee is responsible for planning and producing the scientific programme and for delivery of the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Please click here to view SPC's standard operating procedure.

Safety and Quality Committee – One position

Chair 2021 - 2022 Dr Raj Das

The BSIR Safety and Quality Group are focused on three distinct areas of work; device safety, patient safety and quality improvement through the BSIR Exemplar Status.

Please click here to view Safety & Qualitys standard operating procedure.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity committee (EDI) (formerly known as Women & Diversity Committee) – one position

Chair 2021 – 2022 Dr Shilpi Pal  

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity committee is responsible for promoting equality of access to a career in IR. Identify methods to reduce barriers to recruitment to IR and support doctors to overcome such barriers. Inspire and encourage students and doctors of all backgrounds to pursue a career in IR.

Please click here to view Women and Diversity standard operating procedure.


Please visit the link HERE if you are interested in any of the above posts and complete the nomination form, inserting a short biographic note / manifesto, you will need to login to complete this.


The nomination process will take place from Monday 6  June to Friday 1 July if you are interested in being a nominee please ensure that you e-mail your manifesto / biographic note to your proposer and seconder before they approve your nomination. Manifestos / biographic notes can only be viewed on the website in the voting part of the election process and not in the nomination section.

Please ensure your proposer and seconder have enough time to endorse your nomination before the closing date of Friday 1 July.

When completing the nomination form please insert a passport / thumbnail size picture to avoid any upload issues.



Julie Ellison

BSIR Director of Operations