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

Radiotherapy department host its first SEPNet student

This year was the first time the radiotherapy department had hosted a summer placement student organised through the South East ...
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5000th Prostate Seeds Brachytherapy Patient Treated at Royal Surrey

In a UK first the Royal Surrey have treated their 5000th patient using radioactive prostate seeds in May 2022. For ...
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Scientists take on Parkrun

Some of the scientists from across the Medical Physics department recently met up for a social jog at Guildford Parkrun ...
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Presentation given at national meeting on Ethos Automated Treatment Planning

The departments work on Automated Treatment Planning for Bladder cancer using the Ethos TPS was recently presented at the annual ...
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Ground breaking radiotherapy treatment launched at the Royal Surrey

The Radiotherapy department have treated their first patient using online-adaptive radiotherapy. This was the result of a large multidisciplinary team ...
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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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