Radiation Protection Training Course - London - May 2017

Odile Michel
The Institute of Cancer Research: Royal Cancer Hospital, a charitable Company
RPTC Secretariat, Physics Department, The Institute of Cancer Research/ RMH NHS Foundation Trust, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT

The Education and Conference Centre,
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Stewart’s Grove (off the Fulham Road),
London, SW3 6JJ

Number of hours


Radiation Protection Training Course
Providing a basic underpinning knowledge for Radiation Protection Advisers
IPEM CPD Accredited
Monday 8th – Friday 12th May 2017
For further information on registration contact the RPTC Secretariat - Louise Sear (or Caroline
Saunders) by email – physicscourseadmin@icr.ac.uk or call 0208 661 3700
For further information on course content, email Jim Thurston (Course Organiser),
jim.thurston@rmh.nhs.uk or Jessica Sowden, jessica.sowden@rmh.nhs.uk or call 0207 808 2509.
Course content
This course provides the theoretical background and training necessary for the radiological protection
requirements of both ionising and non-ionising radiations used in hospitals. The course is accredited
The first 4-day module (Monday till Thursday) covers the following subject areas: radiation risks,
dosimetry, biological effects, instrumentation, legislation, transport, emergencies and safe practice in
the medical uses of ionising radiations.
The additional (optional) 1-day module on Friday covers non-ionising radiation protection. As well as
lectures there will be small informal workshop sessions covering a range of practical issues.
The course is at a level suitable for hospital physicists working in the field of radiation protection or
those who want to expand their knowledge in this field. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to
become Radiation Protection Advisors and covers the Basic Underpinning Knowledge (Basic Syllabus
as set out in Annex 3 of the HSE statement on Radiation Protection Advisors.
Course materials including a comprehensive course booklet and PowerPoint presentations on a USB
memory stick, and a certificate of attendance is provided
The course will be given at: The Education and Conference Centre,
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Stewart’s Grove (off the Fulham Road),
London, SW3 6JJ
Accommodation is available in nearby hotels, B&Bs and private houses.
Details can be supplied if required; tick the box at the bottom of the registration form
Course lecturers
Miss M Bidmead (RMH) Mrs B Pratt (RMH)
Dr I A Castellano (RMH) Dr I Rivens (ICR)
Mr M Thomas (RMH) Dr M Schmidt (ICR)
Mrs P Clinch (KCH) Ms J Sowden (RMH)
Dr C A Lewis (KCH) Mr J Thurston (RMH)
Course content overview
The cost includes course materials, lunches, light refreshments, and the course dinner (if you have
any dietary requirements please give details in the space provided at the bottom of the registration
By Cheque – Please make payable to “Institute of Cancer Research – PHRJOL”
By Invoice – a Purchase Order number – must be included on the Registration Form
By Credit Card – please complete details on the Registration Form – it must be signed by the
By BACS/Overseas Applicants – please contact the RPTC Secretariat