Failures In Communication Or Follow-Up Of Unexpected Significant Radiological Findings – Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report demonstrating where technology could play a pivotal role in reducing harm caused by failures in communication or follow-up of unexpected significant radiological findings. The investigation also makes three other recommendations in relation to following up

Medical radiation dose issues associated with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans for sports performance assessments and other non-medical practices – Department of Health and Social Care

In this their 18th report, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment presents a review of the health effects, benefits and risks arising from the use of ionising radiation in dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans in non-medical

Medical Physics Experts Recognition Scheme: Statement on how the DHSC will recognise Medical Physics Experts in radiation safety – Department of Health and Social Care

This document explains how the DHSC will recognise MPEs as competent, as required by medical exposure regulations on radiation safety.  Certificates from RPA2000 are valid for 5 years. Discussion on renewal of certificates is ongoing and will be agreed once transition

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Alice Dixon – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 5 April 2019 Deceased name: Alice Dixon Coroners name: Simon Wickens Coroners Area: Surrey Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust

AlignRT in breast cancer radiotherapy: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB157] – NICE

The technology described in this briefing is the AlignRT patient position monitoring system. This briefing focuses on its use during breast cancer radiation therapy. The innovative aspect is that it may avoid inaccurate treatment by precisely tracking a patient’s position

Full team ahead: Understanding the UK Non-Surgical Cancer Treatments Workforce – Cancer Research

Research study commissioned by Cancer Research research study to investigate the non-surgical oncology workforce of the UK. This is the first time UK-wide data has been collected on the non-surgical oncology workforce as a whole and it identifies gaps in the