What we do

The Radiation Physics Service is based at St Luke’s Hospital and provides specialist radiation protection and medical physics support. From your local health centre or dental surgery to acute hospitals and NHS Trusts, we pride ourselves on a long history of scientific and technical support helping our customers to deliver the best and safest healthcare possible.

We are proud to operate under an ISO 9001:2015 quality management system which provides a comprehensive framework enabling us to ensure our customers receive the highest quality of service from a responsive team who are able to adapt to changing needs and requirements.

Who we support

  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Private healthcare providers and hospitals
  • Other NHS Trusts
  • Health centres
  • Dentists
  • Educational establishments
  • Other institutions requiring support

Our areas of expertise

  • Technical and practical advice for customers purchasing new equipment
  • Radiation shielding calculations and room design
  • Radiation Protection Advisory (RPA) services
  • Medical Physics Expert (MPE) advice
  • Radiation protection training
  • Critical examinations and commissioning testing
  • Routine equipment performance and safety testing
  • Patient, staff and environmental dosimetry
  • Support to local quality assurance programmes
  • Investigations of radiation incidents
  • Non-ionising radiation protection advice

What we support

  • Diagnostic radiology (including CT)
  • Digital radiography systems (CR and DR)
  • Dental Radiology (including CBCT)
  • Mammography (including breast-screening service)
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Nuclear medicine (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Artificial optical radiation (including medical lasers, phototherapy, phototesting and intense light sources)
  • Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)

Our team of specialised scientists and technologists are led by Consultant Clinical Scientist, Radiation Protection Adviser and Head of Radiation Physics Services, Shaun Beggs.

Contact details

For more information about our services or to see what we can offer you, please contact:

Radiation Physics Services
D Block
St Luke’s Hospital
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
West Yorkshire

Tel: 01274 383796
Email: rpa@bthft.nhs.uk

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Interested in joining our team?

Our talented and compassionate staff help care for a diverse population, which is what makes Bradford such a special place to work. Choosing the right people is key to our success. If you think you’ve got what it takes, please contact us by email at careers@bthft.nhs.uk to discover more about our latest opportunities.