Marilyn Willemse, a lecturer in Radiography at Mandela University was recently awarded the “best poster presentation” by the Society of Radiographers of South Africa* at the recent RSSA-SORSA 2019 SA Imaging Congress held in Cape Town.


The title of her poster, Radiographers’ experiences of the management of quality assurance programmes in public hospitals, South Africa, was based on her masters’ research for the MA Health & Welfare Management. This research also generated a peer reviewed research article in Elsevier’s Radiography journal.

Marilyn received TERG (Transformation and Equity Research Grant) funding, which enabled her to attend the congress.

*The Society of Radiographers of South Africa is a non-profit professional association with voluntary membership. It represents radiographers in all four radiographic categories viz Diagnostic, Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy and Ultrasound.

It is open to all radiographers, student radiographers and supplementary diagnostic radiographers who are registerable with the HPCSA, as well as organisations and institutions with a direct interest in the profession of radiography. The Society is regionally represented in all the large centres in South Africa and is a member country of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT).