Tagged: physics & engineering

DH sets out case for national Proton Beam therapy service

The Department of Health has set out its outline plans for the provision of a national Proton Beam therapy service – a specialist form of radiotherapy that is estimated would benefit 1500 patients a year across England. The report recommends … Read more → – DH sets out case for national Proton Beam therapy service

Medical Physics steering group to take forward European approach to education, training & recognition

A new CSO steering group is being set up to establish a national framework for the education, training and recognition of the Medical Physics Expert that meets the requirements of the revised European Basic Safety Standard. The group will be … Read more → – Medical Physics steering group to take forward European approach to education, training & recognition

The five pillars of Diagnostics

Diagnostic services across the NHS fit in to five main groups – the ‘Five Pillars of Diagnostics’ stretching across healthcare science and beyond. These are: Endoscopy Physiological diagnostics Pathology Genetics Imaging Within the Department of Health, there are National Clinical … Read more → – The five pillars of Diagnostics

Healthcare scientists acclaimed at the Advancing Healthcare Awards

Healthcare scientists working in Radiotherapy Physics, Audiology and Clinical Engineering were acclaimed for their contribution to care and improved outcomes at the 2012 Advancing Healthcare Awards held in London on 30 March 2012. Carl Rowbottom, radiotherapy physics group leader, The … Read more → – Healthcare scientists acclaimed at the Advancing Healthcare Awards