Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering (MPCE)

Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering support clinical teams and patients by providing high quality, accurate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; optimising the use of technology harnessing this for effective and safe patient care and providing expertise to ensure the best use of resources. Download our quality policy below:

Below are the contact details for each service within the department:

Bone densitometry

The Bone densitometry service is available at City Hospital and QMC.

To contact a member of the team contact:

City Hospital,  Tel: 0115 969 1169, Ext 56782

QMC, Tel: 0115 924 9924, Ext 84053

Clinical Engineering

Clinical Engineering is one of the largest NHS Clinical Engineering facilities in the UK, committed to maximising the potential benefits of medical technology for patients, carers and clinicians whilst minimising the risks. Our key services are as follows:

  • Medical Device Governance
  • Medical Device Applications
  • Medical Device Management
  • Medical Device Innovation

Clinical Engineering Customer Service Centre on: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 82505


Clinical Neurophysiology

We provide a regional service investigating the function of your central (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral (nerves outside your brain and spinal cord) nervous systems.  

You are likely to be referred to us by your hospital consultant if you are experiencing seizures, pins and needles, episodes of weakness or are having trouble with your sleep (amongst many other reasons). 

We have particular expertise in spinal cord monitoring during scoliosis surgery, recording brain activity over long periods in Intensive Care settings and performing complex sleep studies in children.


QMC Telephone Tel: 0115 9249924 then enter the appropriate extension:

Main Reception - Ext: 84858 

Booking Line - Ext: 81147 (or direct dial 0115 9709147)

Open 9am-3pm Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday

An answer machine is available.

Fax: Tel: 0115 849 3225


Please note this is only checked once daily (Mon-Fri)


Service Manager – Ext: 84859


Evoked Potentials Clinic (electrodiagnostics)

Click here to visit the Evoked Potentials Clinic webpage.


Clinic Reception and Appointments

Tel: 0115 9709266 or 0115 9249924 Ext: 83382

Fax: 0115 8754603



Prof. Chris Degg, Head of Electrodiagnostics

Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 83382



Mrs Beverley Holland, Chief Technologist

Tel: 0115 9249924 Ext: 83382


Medical Photography

The Medical Photography Department creates photographic and video records patients’ medical conditions for documentation and monitoring purposes. 

Graham Love, Head of Department

City Hospital, Tel: 0115 969 1169 Ext: 76493

Queens Medical Centre, Tel: 0115 924 9924  Ext: 83576



Emma Downing, Senior Medical Photographer

City Hospital, Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext: 87827


Radiation Physics

We provide a comprehensive range of scientific and technical support to NUH, other local NHS trusts, Universities and private healthcare providers.  Our main activities include:

  • Radiation protection support for customers using ionising and non-ionising radiation
  • Specialist advice on radioactive waste disposal and environmental radiation protection
  • Research activities in all areas
  • Providing governance support to a large number of clinical trials               

We provide training in the following areas:

  • IRR 17 and IR(ME)R 17 compliance
  • RPS courses
  • FRCR lectures
  • Radiation Protection training
  • Lasers, UV and MR safety
  • Scientific Training Programme
  • Clinical Technologist Training Programme


For Radiation Protection queries:

Contact Matthew Dunn, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 84899



For Radioactive Waste queries:

Contact Jennifer Poveda, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 82930



For Ultrasound queries:

Contact Kevin Munson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 81651



For MRI queries:

Contact Paul Morgan, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 80618



For Non-Ionising Radiation queries:

Contact Perways Akram, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 86843



For Imaging Informatics service queries:

Contact Dr Nick Gibson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 82418



R&D Imaging Support Unit queries:

Tel: 0115 9249924 Ext: 84906

Email: R&


For Staff Radiation Monitoring

Rachel Howard Ext: 86991

Radiation Physics Administrator


Radiotherapy Physics

Radiotherapy Physics provides comprehensive scientific support to the Radiotherapy department.

We are a highly specialist service with extensive expertise in the physics of radiotherapy, which is essential for safe, accurate and effective radiotherapy treatment. As part of our commitment to consistently deliver a high quality service, we work within a British Standards Institute certified quality management system. 

Radiotherapy physicists and technicians are an integral part of the team, and work closely with clinical oncologists and therapeutic radiographers to deliver the best possible treatment outcomes for all patients. We play a key role in the implementation of new technologies and advanced techniques.


For any Radiotherapy Physics contact:

Head of Radiotherapy Physics: Keith Langmack DPhil, BSc, FIPEM, CSci,

Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext: 76233