Discussion and Collaboration in Diagnostic Radiography

  • Ruth Strudwick


This chapter outlines the use of discussion and storytelling between radiographers within the Diagnostic Imaging Department (DID). This doctoral study explores the culture in a DID, in the East of England. The data are discussed in relation to the departmental culture and to other studies of healthcare staff. Diagnostic radiographers discuss their work and share stories with one another as they are doing it. Radiographers appear to quickly lapse into storytelling about work, using these shared experiences as both learning opportunities and collegiate competition.


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  • Ruth Strudwick
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  1. 1.University of SuffolkIpswichUK

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