Radiation Physics

Radiation Physics is a small, highly specialised section within the department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering providing support to departments using radiation both for treatment and diagnosis, along with an R&D Imaging Support Unit that is housed within the section. The section is organised into the following functional groups:

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiation Protection
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Non-Ionising Radiation
  • Imaging Informatics
  • R&D Imaging Support Unit 

Find us

Radiation Physics are located at Queens Medical Centre on A-floor, West Block.

Parking in Car Park 3 may provide the easiest access to our QMC offices although Car Park 1 and 2 can be used.

If using car park 3, enter the hospital using the tram stop entrance.

If using car park 1 or 2, enter the hospital using the South Block entrance.

RP Technical support

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: 64899

Email: Matthew.Dunn@nuh.nhs.uk


For Radioactive Waste queries:

Contact Jennifer Poveda, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 62930

Email: Jennifer.Poveda@nuh.nhs.uk


For Ultrasound queries:

Contact Kevin Munson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 61651

Email: kevin.munson@nuh.nhs.uk


For MRI queries:

Contact Paul Morgan, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 60618

Email: paul.morgan@nuh.nhs.uk


For Non-Ionising Radiation queries:

Contact Perways Akram, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 66843

Email: perways.akram@nuh.nhs.uk


For Imaging Informatics service queries:

Contact Dr Nick Gibson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 62418

Email: nick.gibson@nuh.nhs.uk


R&D Imaging Support Unit queries:

Tel: 0115 9249924 Ext: 64906

Email: R&DISU@nuh.nhs.uk