The Society is a professional organization looking after the interests of all radiographers (also includes radiation therapists and sonographers). The society promotes clinical radiography in the Finnish society and ensures that radiographers have the readiness to provide high quality radiography services in the Finnish health care system both in private and national health sector.
SORFs´ office is in Helsinki. The society employs two full time employees and the society’s field of activities covers the whole country.
SORF has 11 local societies, which cover the whole of Finland. Individuals become members of the Society by joining one of the local societies or direct members to the society. Applications for membership may be filled by licensed radiographers or radiography students.
To monitor its members´ interests, the Society of Radiographers in Finland actively follows developments in the field of radiation protection, Finnish society, health care sector, provides statements, takes stands, presents proposals, and introduces initiatives.
SORF is one of the nine co-operation members of the Union of Health and Social Care Professionals (Tehy). The membership in SORF does not require belonging to any trade organization.
The Council (elected) convened once a year, is the Societys´ highest decision-making body. The Chairperson of the Society and the Chairperson of the Council are elected at the Council meeting normally held in November; their term of office is three years.
The board (you will be forwarded to another service)has six full members and two vice members.