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January update - President Rob Farley

January update - President Rob Farley

Dr Robert Farley, IPEM's President talks about the AHA awards, the Proton Beam Therapy public lecture, the Communications and Engagement Panel, and membership renewals.

Simulating Photoplethysmography Signals

Simulating Photoplethysmography Signals

The first in a series of four webinars organised by IPEM's PM SIG, held via Zoom on Thursday 27th January 2022

Policy Statement: Medical Physics Expert Support for Nuclear Medicine

This document sets out recommendations for adequate levels of medical physics expert (MPE) and broader physics support to run a safe nuclear medicine service and defines the responsibilities of these staff for a range of clinical nuclear medicine services.

Advice Notice: Production and sharing of software in a medical context

including spreadsheets, scripting and functional documents

Position Statement: The Impact of Extended Clinical Hours on a Radiotherapy Physics Service, 2020 update

This report reviews the arrangements for the management of Physics staff and Departmental equipment resources to enable optimal patient throughput given best practice safety standards and treatment techniques.

The Role of the Medical Physicist and Clinical Engineer in the use and effects of Electromagnetic Fields in Hospitals

The primary role of the medical physicist or clinical engineer with respect to this is to provide advice and guidance to the employer on the effect of EM fields in the medical sector to ensure not only compliance with the relevant legislations but also patient safety.

The Role of the Clinical Scientist in Physiological Measurement

The provision of high quality physiological measurement services delivered in a safe and effective manner is of vital importance. The Clinical Scientist has a central role in the provision of these services.

Policy Statement: on coverage of the Medical Physics Expert curriculum provided by national standards and training schemes in Medical Physics

The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (IRMER) require that the competence of Medical Physics Experts (MPEs) is recognised by the Secretary of State. IPEM’s Ionising Radiation Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have undertaken a review of coverage of competencies in the MPE curriculum provided by national standards and training schemes in medical physics.

Policy statement: Leadership and Management of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering Services

This document sets out the key principles of effective and productive leadership and management of medical physics and clinical engineering services in the context of healthcare delivery.