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Medical physics

The medical physics department is within the Radiology directorate at Poole Hospital. The department provides scientific and technical expertise in a wide range of disciplines to all NHS Trusts in Dorset and to a number of private health care establishments. The department is staffed by clinical scientists, clinical technologists, radiographers, healthcare science staff and a department administrator.

The department is committed to providing scientific and technical services to the local health care providers, which is both appropriate, practical and of the highest quality. We will continue to adopt best practice and relevant national legislation appropriate to the needs of local healthcare services. The department also retains a capacity to provide scientific and / or technical development for the benefit of both the NHS and its patients, through cooperative project activity.

Services Include:

  • Diagnostic radiology physics support to local radiology services
  • Clinical measurement services
  • Audiology calibration and maintenance
  • Electronic design and construction services
  • Ionising and non-ionising Radiation Protection Advisors (RPA) and measurement.
  • Teaching / training in ionising and non-ionising radiation safety.
  • Clinical, scientific and technical audit and research and development.

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Contact us

Andrew Hunt - Head of department

Tel: 01202 442588

Sue Murphy - Administrator

Tel: 01202 442590

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB. Tel: 01202 665511

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