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
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
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.
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
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
Analysis of radiotherapy errors and near misses reported voluntarily by NHS radiotherapy departments.
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
Details the work undertaken by Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) on Domestic abuse.
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
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
This report by Public Health England’s Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (CRCE) evaluates the results of international intercomparisons of passive radon detectors carried out in 2015.