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 the forefront of technology and will allow treatments to be adapted on a daily basis with the aim of improving the patient experience while also delivering significantly enhanced treatments. For more details visit the write…

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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 the Royal Surreys Medical Physics department and continues to raise the profile of Healthcare science and the opportunities for careers in this area. The live broadcast is available to watch back here: https://learnliveuk.com/nhs-jobs-live-healthcare-science/ Martha, Sandra and…

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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 some initial results from the work the group have been doing to evaluate auto-contouring software, demonstrating time savings in clinical practice. Further research is ongoing to determine the best way to make the most of…

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Radiotherapy Physicists present work at UKIO national conference

The UK Imaging & Oncology (UKIO) Congress 2019 was hosted this year in Liverpool and is the largest multidisciplinary imaging and oncology conference in the UK, showcasing the latest developments in both imaging and oncology for radiographers, clinicians and physicists alike. The Congress was opened with an inspirational talk from Surrey’s own celebrity physicist, Professor…

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