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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering

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Radiation Physics and Protection

The Radiation Physics and Protection Group provides the following services across Oxfordshire.

  • Support for diagnostic imaging - quality assurance programmes.
  • Optimisation programmes - the balance between image quality and radiation dose.
  • Support to nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology and oncology.
  • Support for non-ionising radiations - lasers, UV, ultrasound, MR.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Ethics support for trials involving radiation.
  • Teaching and training programmes for all staff groups using radiation.
  • Comprehensive radiation protection services, including staff radiation dose monitoring and minimisation.
  • Support to HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound).

Teaching and training

We provide:

  • courses in radiation and laser safety for other staff groups
  • teaching for radiologists undertaking FRCR
  • accredited training for healthcare scientists, medical physics pathway.

Find us and contact us

  • Mr Malcolm Sperrin
    Head of Radiation Physics and Protection
    Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering
    Churchill Hospital
    Old Road
    Oxford OX3 7LJ
  • Email:
    Tel: 01865 235340