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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ESTRO38 Conference Attendance

The annual ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) conference this year held in Milan was well attended from members of the radiotherapy team from St Luke’s in Guildford. The conference spanned 4 days with over 6000 attendees and hundreds of sessions covering all aspects of radiation oncology. Posters were on show from the department…

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Duke of Kent opens new Stokes Centre of Urology

The new state-of-the-art Stokes Centre of Urology was officially opened on 5th March 2019 by HRH The Duke of Kent. Full new article available here: https://www.royalsurrey.nhs.uk/state-of-the-art-centre-receives-royal-seal-of-approval/ The brachytherapy physics team who are part of the wider radiotherapy physics team were in attendance to welcome the Duke and demonstrate the advanced real-time brachytherapy techniques on offer…

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It’s Health Care Science Week!

Did you know that there are more than 250 scientists working at our hospital in a huge range of day-today support roles and research projects? They are part of a 50,000 strong army of NHS Health Care Scientists involved in more than 50 separate scientific specialisms that help to save lives here and around the…

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Training Course for STPs in June 2019

  The Scientific Computing team from the Royal Surrey County Hospital is running its STP Computing Course again this year. Our course provides a comprehensive overview of computing in healthcare and hands on experience of practical skills transferable back to the hospital workplace. The course will enable STP trainees to complete all IT-related competencies, case-based discussions (CBD) and direct observations of practical skills (DOPS) for the Medical…

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Multiple abstracts accepted for largest European radiotherapy and oncology conference

A number of abstracts submitted by the radiotherapy physics department at the Royal Surrey County Hospital have bene accepted for presentation at ESTRO 38, Europe’s largest radiotherapy conference with almost 5000 delegates in 2017 and has four complete days plus additional teaching workshops and symposiums prior to its official opening. There will be an oral…

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Radiotherapy department has number of abstracts accepted for UKs biggest radiation oncology conference

This year abstracts have been accepted from lead authors Gail Distefano, Clara Navarro, Matt Bolt and Victoria Moore who are all members of the radiotherapy department based in St Luke’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. The work has been accepted for presentation at the UK Imaging & Oncology (UKIO) conference. Contributions…

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Christmas Jumper Day!

Staff at NHS participated in Christmas Jumper day on the 14th December 2018 to help raise awareness and let everyone out there know exactly what they are doing and why. Physicists in radiotherapy at RSCH getting involved in Christmas jumper day! Physicists at RedHill getting involved in Christmas jumper day!

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