The Medical Physics department provides clinical, scientific, technical and engineering services to the Kent Oncology Centre at Canterbury and Maidstone, the Diagnostic Care Group and other departments at both Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone hospitals together with other external Trusts and organisations.
The Department comprises the Health Physics and Imaging Group (including Nuclear Medicine Physics), Radiotherapy Physics, Medical Physics Engineering and Computer Sciences. The Department is part of the Kent-wide Medical Physics Network working in close partnership with the East Kent Medical Physics Department.
Staff within the Department also advise the Trust on the application of relevant legislation involving ionising and non-ionising radiations and develop processes and procedures to ensure Trust compliance with legislation.
In addition staff are proactive in carrying out research and development into new devices and techniques to improve patient treatments and participate in teaching and training of various staff groups.
- Stephen Duck, Director of Medical Physics tel 01622 227051
- Sue Wilkins, PA to Director of Medical Physics and Medical Physics Department Administrator, tel 01622 227051