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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
http://www.rcr.ac.uk/index.asp?PageID=323

Information for patients on radiotherapy procedures is provided by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support www.macmillan.org.uk/Cancerinformation/Cancertreatment/Treatmenttypes/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy.aspx

Information for patients on nuclear medicine procedures is available from the British Nuclear Medicine Society
www.bnms.org.uk/nuclear-medicine/

Links for professional users

Statutory instruments are obtainable from the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI)
www.opsi.gov.uk/

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations, IR(ME)R 2000 Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 1059
www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2000/20001059.htm

Ionising Radiations Regulations, IRR99 Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 3232
www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1999/19993232.htm

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
www.ipem.ac.uk

Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
www.rcr.ac.uk

British Institute of Radiology (BIR)
www.bir.org.uk

British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS)
www.bnms.org.uk

Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC)
www.advisorybodies.doh.gov.uk/arsac

Imaging Performance Assessment of CT scanners (ImPACT)
www.impactscan.org/index.htm

CT Users Group website
www.ctug.org.uk

King's Centre for the Assessment of Radiological Equipment) (KCARE)
www.kcare.co.uk

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation, Specification, Quality Assurance and Safety (MagNET)
www.magnet-mri.org

International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
www.icrp.org

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) www.unscear.org/


Last reviewed: 9 October 2012