Skip to main content
hpa logo
Topics A-Z:
Search the site:
Home Topics Radiation Understanding Radiation Understanding Radiation - Topics Medical Radiation ›  External links for patients and professional users of medical radiation

External links for patients and professional users of medical radiation

Links for patients

Information leaflets for patients on common x-ray examinations and interventional radiology procedures from the Patients' Liaison Groups of the Royal College of Radiologists

Information for patients on radiotherapy procedures is provided by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support

Information for patients on nuclear medicine procedures is available from the British Nuclear Medicine Society

Links for professional users

Statutory instruments are obtainable from the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI)

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations, IR(ME)R 2000 Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 1059

Ionising Radiations Regulations, IRR99 Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 3232

Department of Health

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)

British Institute of Radiology (BIR)

British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS)

Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC)

Imaging Performance Assessment of CT scanners (ImPACT)

CT Users Group website

King's Centre for the Assessment of Radiological Equipment) (KCARE)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation, Specification, Quality Assurance and Safety (MagNET)

International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)

Last reviewed: 9 October 2012