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Services provided by the Medical Physics Department

The Medical Physics department provides a range of scientific and technical services for clients within Portsmouth Hospitals Trust and the wider community. These services can be classified into two main categories

Patient Services 

Services aimed at patients and performed autonomously or in collaboration with other departments within the Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust 

Medical Devices, Equipment and Other Services 

Services aimed at members of staff and other health professionals

Services offered to patients

Nuclear Medicine Physics

Location: Nuclear Medicine Physics offices, Medical Physics, Level F, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact telephone: 02392286000 ext 6158 unless otherwise stated.


SeHCAT tests for bile acid malabsorption. 

Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) measurements for kidney function. 

Yttrium-90 for treatment of certain arthritic joints. 

Strontium-89 fr relief of bone paliin in patients suffering from prostate cancer. 

Phosphorus-32 for treatment of polycythaemia. 

Support for breast sentinel lymph node procedures. - Telephone: 02392286000 ext 6417

Carbon-14 urea breath tests for detection of Helicoacter Pylori infection. - Telephone: 02392286507

Radioiodine (iodine-131) for thyroid cancer and thyrotoxicosis.  - Telephone: 02392286000 ext 6417

 

Radiotherapy

Location: Radiotherapy Physics offices, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact (Heather White) telephone: 02392286000 ext 3706

External Beam and Brachytherapy treatment planning. 

 

Bone Densitometry. (DEXA)

Location: Medical Physics offices, Level F, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact (Alison Pritt) telephone: 02392286000 ext  4139  

 

Other services provided

Radiotherapy Physics

Location: Radiotherapy Physics offices, Level B, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Quality Control. - John Kearton

Radiation Dosimetry. - Tony Palmer

Treatment planning - Sarah Muscat

Radiation protection - Cat Ferioli

Brachytherapy - Orla Hayman

Mould room and workshop - Richard White

Research and development - Tony Palmer

 

Radiological Sciences

Location: Radiological Sciences offices, Medical Physics Level F, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact: Anne Davis

Diagnostic Radiology Physics. MORE

Radiation Protection. MORE

Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MORE

Laser and UV. MORE

 

Nuclear Medicine Physics

Location: Nuclear Medicine Physics offices, Medical Physics Level F, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact telephone: 0239228600 ext: 6417

Quality control support for Nuclear Medicine Imaging. 

Contributions to imaging and non-imaging protocols and processing. 

 

Clinical Engineering

Location: Clinical Engineering offices, Medical Physics Level F, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Contact: Clinical Engineering Helpdesk

Medical Devices Management. 

Equipment Services and Repair. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last updated - 22 August 2019
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