"The past is a foreign country"
Over recent years this journal has published many articles highlighting and evidencing the development of advanced practice in Radiography. Intrinsic to many aspects of advancing practice is the responsibility of radiographers to interpret and report their examinations. This can be seen as being consistent with providing the best care for patients. Is the recent statement by the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) yet another attempt to resurrect an outdated and quaint form of medical dominance which no longer has a place in today’s modern healthcare model? The robust response by the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) is in keeping with a mature profession which no longer needs to defend itself, its practice or indeed its major contribution to healthcare