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

PHE-CRCE-50: REPPIR 2019 consequence assessment methodology – Public Health England

This report sets out the Public Health England (PHE) recommended methodology for operators, when assessing the potential consequences of radiation emergencies at sites.  The methodology is designed to meet the requirements in schedule 3 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and

NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR): Guidance for the initial management of self presenters from incidents involving hazardous materials – NHS England

This document is to assist healthcare facilities or NHS branded buildings, where patients may present, to plan for and respond to self-presenters from a hazardous materials (HazMat) or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRNE) incidents.

Results of the 2016 PHE intercomparison of passive radon detectors – Public Health England

Evaluation of the results of international intercomparisons of passive radon detectors carried out in 2016. Radon is the largest and most variable contributor of radiation dose to the general population and this report (PHE–CRCE-042) considers the results for the intercomparison carried

Review and update of occupancy factors for UK homes – Public Health England

Occupancy factors are an important element in assessing the exposure from indoor radon in UK homes.  This document details: methods used in the review time spent at home by different population groups a discussion of the results Six population groups were

Radioactivity in Food and the Environment, 2017: (RIFE – 23) – Environment Agency

Report giving a detailed assessment of radioactivity in food and the environment and the public’s exposure to radiation during a 2017. It shows that the public’s exposure to authorised discharges and direct radiation around the 39 nuclear sites in the

NDA and PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report 2017 to 2018 -Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Public Health England

Details the work undertaken by Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) on Domestic abuse.

Validation scheme for organisations making measurements of radon in UK buildings: 2018 revision – Public Health England

This document sets out a validation scheme for passive radon detector suppliers to demonstrate competence in: the measurement of radon levels in UK buildings the interpretation of those results

Guidance to the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 – Department of Health and Social Care

This document explains how certain requirements in The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 should be interpreted.  The regulations provide safeguards for individuals exposed to ionising radiation from medical equipment for imaging, treatment or research