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Dealing with comforters and carers and patients family members 19 Apr 2018

There is reference to carers and comforters in both IRR17 and IR(ME)R17. This talk will clarify the legal requirements, discuss the definition of carers and comforters, review evidence of typical radiation doses to this group and consider some practical issues to address in order to ensure compliance with the legislation.
To identify the new legal requirements in relation to carers and comforters, and to consider practical requirements to ensure these obligations are met.

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Duration:28 mins


Speaker info

Andrew Scally

Andy has a Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR(R)), a BSc(Hons.) in physics and Masters degrees in computational physics and medical statistics. He has worked at the University of Bradford for over 20 years, teaching medical imaging physics and technology, radiological protection, quantitative research methods, medical statistics and research ethics. Andy co-ordinated and contributed to the Bradford Radiation Protection Supervisors training course for 14 years, up to 2014. As a medical statistician he has also been involved in medical/health research in a wide range of medical, biomedical and health disciplines, with over 90 peer-reviewed publications.