Medical physics provides scientific, technical and regulatory support to a range of services within BSUH and to external clients in the NHS and private sector.
We provide some services directly to patients, such as radioiodine therapies.
We also undertake research and development activity.
We provide scientific support services covering diagnostic and interventional radiology, radiation protection (for both ionising and non-ionising radiation), ultrasound, MRI, lasers, UV treatment, nuclear medicine as well as research and development.
We also operate a dosimetry service (currently pending HSE approval) and are part of the East Sussex Radiation Monitoring Group (ESRMG).
This includes expert scientific services and safety advice on the use of both ionising and non-ionising radiation in a wide range of healthcare applications.
We have expertise across a range of medical physics sub-disciplines.
Our activity includes:
In addition, we provide a scientific and technical support service to other hospital trusts, academic institutions and private organisations.
The service is currently pending approval by the Health and Safety Executive for whole body and skin dosimetry. It is approved to serve as a Coordination and Record Keeping Service for Classified Workers.
We have over 65 years’ experience in personal monitoring and is one of the largest dosimetry services in the NHS.
We provide personal radiation monitoring to hospitals and trusts across the UK. We maintain a quality management system for the dosimetry service in line with the ISO9001:2008 standard.