Whilst trawling through the hundreds of You Tube posts on the NHS I found a short video on the NHS’s need for agency staff from 2015. Alice Turner, the Principle Radiographer at the University North Staffordshire hospital, speaks out about radiology not keeping pace with demand and the important role agency staff play in rectifying this. With new Radiologists hard to recruit and the length of time it takes to train employed radiographers to film read a quick solution was to organise agency radiographer film readers. This helped share knowledge and experience amongst a group with a common goal and help this hospital ‘keep pace’ whilst radiologists focused on CT and MRI scan reports. If the agency staff now stop due to the agency pay cuts how will the NHS keep pace?