News: September 2006
Ian Honey is on secondment to the Medical Physics Department
at Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury, New Zealand. We wish him well
and hope to see him sometime in 2008!
Congratulations to Ana Pascoal who was awarded her PhD
on January 15th 2007!
Helen Cole is now on secondment to CEP as the Imaging Cluster Manager.
We wish her well in her new post.
From MHRA: MEIGaN
- Medical Electrical Installation Guidance Notes.
This document is intended to be used by healthcare
organisations and medical device suppliers responsible for permanent
electrical installation of medical devices and associated equipment
in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy rooms/suites. This document replaces
the electrical requirements of TRS 89, which are no longer valid. The
editorial board included C P Lawinski (KCARE).
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New from IPEM:
Standards for the Routine Performance Testing of Diagnostic
X-Ray Imaging Systems" (IPEM Report 91).
This report replaces IPEM Report 77 and provides essential guidance
for anyone responsible for diagnostic X-ray equipment. This document
gives clear advice on which routine performance tests are essential
and which are desirable, where to get information on how to do them,
who should be doing them and how often they should be done. For many
tests it also gives guidance as to when the results indicate further
action should be taken. This second edition takes into account the introduction
of new technologies in medical imaging including CR, DDR and image display
Commissioning and Routine Testing of Mamographic X-Ray Systems"