Brachytherapy – an update on current UK practice

18th September 2020  09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

This exciting one-day event will provide updates for best practice for gynaecological and prostate brachytherapy from leading clinicians in the field. Radiotherapy experts will explain the best way to plan these treatments. Furthermore, an overview of emerging techniques / treatment accuracy / safety will be presented.

Who should attend?: Oncologists / therapy radiographers / radiotherapy physicist of all grades from trainees to consultants.

Educational aims:

  • To be aware of current best practice for gynaecological brachytherapy
  • To be aware of the current most likely causes of errors and incidents in brachytherapy in the UK
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Call for abstracts
We are inviting researchers to submit abstracts (up to 400 words) for proffered paper presentations relating to brachytherapy. These can be on any aspect of brachytherapy. Submission deadline: Midnight Friday 3 July 2020

Registration Fees

BIR Member Plan 1 £185

BIR Member Plan 2 £125

BIR Trainee member £125

BIR Retired/Student member £65

Non member £295


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Advanced Accelerator Applications

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Bayer

Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner of choice in helping NHS trusts to address the many challenges faced today including the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best practice and improving patient care within increasing financial constraints. With market-leading contrast media and power injector systems, Bayer is able to offer innovative patient care and with the addition of its informatics platform, it can support radiology departments in driving protocol standardisation and easily accessible audit data that enable departments to meet further challenges faced around contrast and radiation dose management. 0118 2063999 www.radiology.bayer.co.uk

GE Healthcare Ltd

GE Healthcare is a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, and life science technologies. GE Healthcare enables precision health in diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services to help providers, researchers and life sciences companies in their mission to improve outcomes for patients around the world.

Oncology Systems Limited

Philips Healthcare

Enabling better health and better care at lower cost Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people`s lives across the health continuum - from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that improve people`s health and enable better outcomes. Partnering with its customers, Philips seeks to transform how healthcare is delivered and experienced. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. www.philips.co.uk/healthcare

Siemens Healthineers

At Siemens Healthineers, our purpose is to enable healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, and improving patient experience, all enabled by digitalising healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients globally everyday benefit from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. We are a leading medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents globally. With more than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in 75 countries, we will continue to innovate and shape the future of healthcare. For more information and latest product line, please visit www.healthcare.siemens.co.uk

Varian Medical Systems UK Ltd