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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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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