Consultations - 2017

IPEM response on 10 February 2017 to the National Institute for Health Research consultation on the future view of academic training

Department for Education consultation on the draft strategic guidance to the Institute of Apprenticeships

IPEM's response on 27 January 2017

Department of Health consultation on Health Technical Memorandum 06-01: Electrical services supply and distribution

IPEM's response on 20 January 2017

Consultations - 2016

NHS England Modernising Radiotherapy Services in England - developing proposals for future service models

IPEM's response on 21 December 2016

House of Commons Health Select Committee consultation on Brexit and health and social care

IPEM's response on 25 October 2016

House of Lords Select Committee consultation on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS

IPEM's response on 23 September 2016

National Assembly for Wales Consultation: Inquiry into the sustainability of the health and social care workforce

IPEM's response on 9 September 2016

IPEM statement to EAMBES following EU Referendum result

Consultation on Scottish Government response to the introduction of the UK Apprenticeship Levy

IPEM's response on 26 August 2016

MHRA Human Factors and Usability Engineering – Guidance for Medical Devices Including Drug-device Combination Products

IPEM's response on 3 August 2016

Science and Technology Committee inquiry on Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research

IPEM's response on 3 August 2016

Draft Higher Apprenticeship Standard in HCS at Level 6

IPEM's response on 22 July 2016

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills consultation on accelerated courses and switching university or degree

IPEM's response on 19 July 2016

IPEM statement to EFOMP following EU Referendum result

Department for Business Innovation & Skills consultation on Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice

IPEM's response on 12 July 2016

Independent review of the engineering professions

IPEM's response on 1 July 2016

Department of Health consultation on Reforming healthcare education funding: creating a sustainable future workforce 

IPEM's response on 30 June 2016

Sutton Trust inquiry to investigate how best to improve access to leading professions

IPEM's response on 30 June 2016

Higher Education Data & Information Improvement Programme draft aggregation hierarchy

IPEM-IMechE-IET response on 10 June 2016

Science and Technology Committee: Science in emergencies - chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incidents inquiry

IPEM's response on 20 May 2016

NHS England Developing a method to assist investment decisions in specialised commissioning

IPEM's response on 11 May 2016

The Wakeham Review of Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Degree Provision and Graduate Employability-Final Report

Thank you letter to IPEM April 2016

International Commission on Radiological Protection draft report for consultation: Diagnostic Reference Levels in Medical Imaging

IPEM's response on 14 April 2016

BSI 70000 Draft Standard for Medical physics, clinical engineering and physiological science services in healthcare – Requirements for quality, safety and competence

IPEM's response on 18 March 2016

Consultation for the review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967

IPEM responded to this consultation. In the Final Report , Annex 2, IPEM is credited in the List of Responders.  Additionally, comments we provided are directly quoted within the report (in particular sections Q3, Q10, Q12, Q13, Q14, Q19 & Q22) 

Proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups in specialised commissioning

Copy of IPEM's online response on 10 March 2016

Commons Select Committee Call for Evidence regarding EU regulation of the Life Sciences

IPEM has submitted a response on 4 March 2016

Decision by Monitor and NHS England to drop HRG4+ 

IPEM has submitted a response on 9 February 2016

Health Select Committee request for evidence on the impact of the Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review which suggests cuts to the Medical Physics STP training budget.

IPEM has submitted this evidence on “The effect of cuts to non-NHS England health budgets e.g. health education” using data from our workforce intelligence unit.

Deadline was the 24 January 2016 

Consultations - 2015

December 2015: As a member of the Academy for Healthcare Sciences,  IPEM was asked to respond to a call from NHS England’s Medicines Scoping Project for Healthcare Scientist professional bodies to express interest in their members being able to supply, administer or prescribe medicines to patients. 

Following a consultation with the SIGs via SRIC, we submitted this response

November 2015: Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice

Response from IPEM

November 2015: Freedom to speak up: whistleblowing policy for the NHS Draft for consultation

Response from IPEM

November 2015: The HSE consultation on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents – electromagnetic fields (EMF)

Response from IPEM

November 2015: The Wakeham Review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Degree Provision and Graduate Employability

Response from the IPEM Academic Advisory Group

July 2015: DICOM Supplement 184: Brachytherapy Delivery Instruction

Final Document

July 2015: Accelerated Access Review by the RAE (formerly called Innovative Medicines and Medical Technology Review)

The interim report will be available in mid October

May 2015: Donaldson Report - An expert examination of the application of health and social care governance arrangements for ensuring the quality of care provision in Northern Ireland

IPEM Response

May 2015: Pearson BTEC Qualifications in Healthcare Science

IPEM Response to Level 2

IPEM Response to Level 4

May 2015: Evaluation of the Individual Funding Request Process by Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland. 

IPEM Response

April 2015: Consultation on the service specifications for a range of specialist services by NHS England including PET-CT imaging, proton beam radiotherapy, haemodialysis and neuropathology. 

The Radiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Protection Special Interest Groups discussed this Consultation. It was agreed that, as DRSIG had commented on an earlier draft of the PET-CT document, there was no need for an overall IPEM response to add to this.

January 2015: Science Council Chartered Scientists Standards Consultation

IPEM Response

January 2015: Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy Services - needs assessment and service review by NHS England

IPEM Response

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