Diagnostic Radiology & Radiation Protection
The Diagnostic Radiology & Radiation Protection group is responsible for a wide range of diagnostic X-ray equipment including Computed Tomography (CT) scanners, MRI scanners, angiography X-ray systems, fluoroscopic X-ray equipment, mammography units, digital radiography and dental X-ray equipment.
Services are provided at the main sites of Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, as well as some smaller community hospitals in and around Gloucestershire.
GMPS also supports NHS breast screening centers and community dental facilities around Gloucestershire and, through its commercial arm GLOSRAD, numerous private customers in healthcare, industry, education and veterinary care.
Services provided by Diagnostic Radiology include:
• Commissioning of X-ray equipment
• Equipment calibration
• Advice on the purchase of new imaging equipment
• Radiation safety testing
• Support to clinical users for radiographic optimisation
Radiation Protection Services include:
• Patient dose measurements
• Dose calculation
• Radiation protection advice and audit.