Medical Physics Department incorporates Nuclear Medicine Physics, Radiotherapy Physics, the Regional Radiation Protection Service, Scientific Computing, Technical Services and the National Coordinating Centre for the Physics of Mammography (NCCPM) run on behalf of Public Health England. We provide internationally recognised medical physics services to the many clinical services within the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and over 300 external Healthcare Providers”.
– Prof. Rebecca Nutbrown, Head of Medical Physics

 

Sections & Centres

The Regional Radiation Protection Service

The Regional Radiation Protection Service (RRPS) based in the Department of Medical Physics at the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) ...
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Nuclear Medicine & Radiopharmacy

The Nuclear Medicine Physics Department is located within the St Luke’s Wing of the Royal Surrey County Hospital.  We provide ...
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The National Co-ordinating Centre for the Physics of Mammography

The National Co-ordinating Centre for the Physics of Mammography (NCCPM) is run on behalf of the NHS Breast Screening Programme ...
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Radiotherapy Physics

The Radiotherapy Physics section is responsible for providing scientific services to the Radiotherapy Department of St Luke’s Cancer Centre, which ...
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Scientific Computing

Scientific Computing’s remit covers involvement in a number of areas throughout the trust including Clinical Computing, Informatics and all sections ...
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Latest News

Dosimetry team streamline Linac QC

A full review of the quality control (QC) procedures for the Radiotherapy department’s six TrueBeam linear accelerators was completed in ...
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New ETHOS radiotherapy machine goes live!

The radiotherapy department have treated their first patient using the newly installed Varian ETHOS treatment machine. The machine is it ...
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Ground breaking Radiotherapy Varian ETHOS Machine arrives

The Radiotherapy services team were excited to take delivery of a groundbreaking (literally) radiotherapy machine last weekend – the first ...
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Paper from European Radiotherapy Workshop Published

The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology held a physics workshop on Quantitative Imaging within Radiotherapy and this was attended ...
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Brachytherapy Advanced Gynaecological Applicator used for first time

The brachytherapy team today treated a cervical cancer case using the Elekta Advanced Gynaecological Applicator (Venezia). This applicator gives greater ...
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Live broadcast featuring our Healthcare Scientists

You can view a recent live broadcast which featured some of our very own Healthcare Scientists. This featured staff from ...
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Department presents work on AI techniques in radiotherapy at international event

Liz Adams presented in the ‘Implementation/commissioning/QA of artificial intelligence techniques’ workstream of the 3rd ESTRO physics workshop.  Her presentation gave ...
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Physics Team Member invited to speak at National Elekta Brachytherapy User Group Meeting

Mark Long, deputy head of the brachytherapy physics division at the Royal Surrey was invited to speak at the national ...
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Radiotherapy physicist chosen to speak at national trainee introduction day

Melanie Cunningham, Head of Brachytherapy Physics within the radiotherapy department at the Royal Surrey spoke is talking at the national ...
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Victor achieves Clincal Academic Fellowship

Congratulations to Victor Lee from our Radiotherapy Physics team who has been awarded funding for his HEE/NIHR ICA Pre-doctoral Clinical ...
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