Royal Surrey’s Adaptive Radiotherapy featured in radmagazine

The December 2022 issue of radmagazine features a discussion centred around the Royal Surrey’s experience with the Varian Ethos system to delivery daily online adaptive radiotherapy. Authored by Rachel Hollingdale, Matthew Bolt and Charlotte Shelley, the full article is available here: https://www.radmagazine.com/scientific-article/online-cbct-based-adaptive-planning-and-treatment/

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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 Physics network (SEPNet). More information can be found about the placements here: https://www.sepnet.ac.uk/for-students/sepnet-summer-placement-scheme-information-students/ The placement was for 8 weeks and undertaken by Katie Ryan who had recently graduated from Southampton University with a BSc in Physics…

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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 October 2020 by the Dosimetry team. QC procedures and schedules were redesigned to comply with recently published national guidance and the existing modular QC structure was further streamlined to accommodate the new and updated tests.…

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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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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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Consultant Clinical Scientist speaks at International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry 2019

The International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS) 2019 was hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the Vienna International Centre. The symposium is of importance to both the dosimetry and medical radiation physics communities and occurs only once every 7 to 10 years. There were over…

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