Proton Radiotherapy III

18th July 2017  12:30 - 13:30 (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

BIR proudly presents the third series of the proton radiotherapy webinar. Professor Stuart Green will provide an update on the development of a protocol for reference dosimetry in scanned proton beams. This project is being supported by IPEM and has strong involvement from the teams at NPL and the leading UK proton centres. The proposed methodology will be presented to provide an opportunity for feedback and comment from the community. Ms Hazel Pennington will provide an update on the operational development of NHS England proton therapy service, which is due to be operational in Manchester 2018. Dr Adrian Crellin will talk about the objectives of the NHS England Proton Strategy. The importance of quality in this fast moving technical field is essential. This can best be delivered within an academic framework to deliver a programme of evaluation and research to define the appropriate and affordable role for protons within the wide range of radiotherapy modalities.

Registration is free. 
1 CPD credit


Speakers:
Adrian Crellin
Dr Adrian Crellin
Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Hazel Pennington
Ms Hazel Pennington
Lead Project Radiographer for PBT, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Stuart Green
Professor Stuart Green
Director of Medical Physics, University Hospital Birmingham



 

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