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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Physicists Getting Involved in the #HelloMyNameIs Campaign

The Royal Surrey County Hospital has been getting involved in the #hello my name is campaign (https://www.hellomynameis.org.uk/) across its social media pages. Recently Nicolle, a radiotherapy physicist was featured (see original post here). With international #hellomynameis day just around the corner on 23rd July we are hoping even more of the more behind the scenes…

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Royal Surrey County Hospital healthcare scientist appointed as chair of European society for radiotherapy and oncology physics committee

Consultant Clinical Scientist in Radiotherapy, Dr Catharine Clark has been appointed as the chair of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology Physics committee. Her role will be to promote Medical Physics within Radiation Oncology in Europe through professional, scientific and educational development. The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology Physics Committee has over 7300…

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