Heads of Radiotherapy Physics meeting 2019

15 July 2019

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th July 2019

The Heads of Radiotherapy Meeting is being held in Shrewsbury on 15th and 16th July 2019.  The meeting is for all UK heads of department and will cover a range of subjects; but of note, the consultation on the Radiotherapy Service Specification will have a joint presentation by Kim Fell, Chris Walker and John Sage plus a 30 minute discussion.  There will be an update from the IPEM president, Mark Tooley, the chair of RTSIG, Steve Weston and a proton service update from Manchester and London. Marcel van Herk will give an extended presentation on his vision for the future of radiotherapy and Margaret Bidmead will update us on the MR linac.
Other subjects will include workforce planning, extended hours working and an update on MPE accreditation.


If the Head of Radiotherapy Physics is unable to attend, a Deputy may attend instead, although unfortunately we won’t be able to accommodate more than one delegate per Radiotherapy Physics Department.

This meeting is kindly sponsored by Elekta and Varian. 

          
Programme 
The programme is now available here.

Registration
 
On-line registration is open.  To book your place, click the 'Book Now' button below and then either log in (members and registered users) or register (new users only).  

Registration fees: 
£80.00 for all attendees for two days' attendance including lunches and refreshments
£25 for meal on Monday evening at the Foundry.
(optional)
Registration deadline: Monday 1st July

Venue 
This meeting will take place at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. 
For further information and directions click here.


Evening meal

A group meal is booked on the night of the 15th July. The cost is £25 A 3 course meal will be offered at the Foundary. https://www.theatresevern.co.uk/eat-drink/thefoundry/
Please note that a menu will be sent round after the registration deadline and pre-order is essential 

If you wish to attend, please include this on your booking and pay the fee. Drinks are not included, but you will be able to buy these separately on the night. 

Accommodation

Please make your own overnight accommodation arrangements.




Contact/Queries
If you have any queries, please 
email the IPEM conference team or tel: 01904 550598. 

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