Practical radiation protection in diagnostic radiology

19th April 2018  9:00 - 17:00 (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

This meeting seeks to provide solutions for the practical problems in radiation protection in a diagnostic radiology context. Topics covered include how to wear and look after your PPE, using grids, using lead protection on patients, dealing with patient carers and managing personal monitoring, with an ‘ask the expert’ session where attendees can pose questions to our knowledgeable panel. 

Educational aims:
  1. To provide an update on current practice in radiation protection.
  2. To highlight potential issues arising from the new regulations governing medical X-ray use. 
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This event is in association with the Society and College of Radiographers

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Registration fees
BIR member Plan 1 £165
BIR member Plan 2 £125
BIR Trainee member £75
BIR Retired/Student member £65
Non-member £275




We are very grateful to the following organisations for supporting this event.


The NHS faces many challenges today around the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best patient care within increasing financial constraints. Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner in helping trusts to address these challenges. With market-leading contrast media and power injector systems, Bayer is able to offer innovative patient care and with the addition of its informatics platform, it can support radiology departments in driving protocol standardisation and easily accessible audit data that enable departments to meet further challenges faced around contrast and radiation dose management. 01635 563999

Philips Healthcare

Philips Healthcare is a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging systems and related services. Following the recent programme of acquisitions the company offers a comprehensive porfolio of healthcare products including conventional X-ray systems, dedicated systems for cardiovascular and interventional procedures; CT and MRI scanners, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy planning, echocardiography, digital ultrasound, patient cardiac monitoring equipment and PACS.


Siemens Healthcare

The healthcare market is in ongoing transition and we see healthcare providers worldwide drive consolidation, an increasingly "industrial" logic of healthcare delivery, and a shift from treating illness to managing health – ultimately looking for ways to improve outcomes while reducing costs. We aspire to be the partner to help achieve this goal. To live up to our ambition, we are determined to answer the questions that drive your business development. To overcome lack of specialised staff, ensure consistent outcomes across an organisation, increase competitiveness, avoid profitability risks, and implement growth strategies, we are your partner that you can rely on to stand out with clinical excellence, operational efficiency, and financial profitability.