Radiation protection courses

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King's Radiation Protection Service offers a range of training courses for staff working with ionising radiation.

We also offer ad hoc courses that we can tailor to your requirements. For more information about tailored courses, contact Kim Channer:

Tel: 020 3299 3537
Email: kim.channer@nhs.net

King's Radiation Protection Service is part of the Trust’s MEP department.

Coronavirus update

Due coronavirus (COVID-19), all training courses are postponed until further notice. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Courses

IR(ME)R Training for Non-Medical Referrers

For nurses, physiotherapists, speech therapists and other extended-scope health professionals who intend to refer patients for x-ray, nuclear medicine examinations, and CT scans under the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposures) Regulations 2017 IR(ME)R and have to be appropriately qualified, trained and authorised.

Duration and time: Half-day, 2pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Faraday Building, Denmark Hill site, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dates: To be confirmed
Course enquiries: Kim Channer, tel 020 3299 3537, email kim.channer@nhs.net

Radiation Safety for Laboratory Workers

Provides practical advice for users of unsealed radionuclides on the safe use of radioactive substances and compliance with radiation protection regulations.

Duration and time: Half-day, 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Faraday Building, Denmark Hill site, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dates: To be confirmed
Course enquiries: Kim Channer, tel 020 3299 3537, email kim.channer@nhs.net

Radiation Protection Supervisors in Radioactive Substances (unsealed sources)

For those working in laboratories or nuclear medicine. Run in partnership with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Medical Physics department.

Duration: Two days
Venue: Salomon’s Estate, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Date: To be confirmed
Course enquiries: Natalye Gay, Administrator, tel: 020 7188 3808, email natalye.gay@gstt.nhs.uk

Radiation Protection Supervisors in Diagnostic Radiology and Radiotherapy

For those working in x-ray or radiotherapy. Run in partnership with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Medical Physics department.

Duration: To be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed
Dates: To be confirmed
Course enquiries: Kim Channer, tel 020 3299 3537, email kim.channer@nhs.net