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The Ionising Radiation (Protection of Persons Undergoing Medical Examination or Treatment) Regulations 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of these Regulations

  5. 4.Requirement for medical exposures

  6. 5.Training requirements for persons directing medical exposures

  7. 6.Proof of training

  8. 7.Duty to ensure compliance with training requirements

  9. 8.Duty to keep record of training particulars

  10. 9.Duty to record information concerning radiation equipment

  11. 10.Duty to provide expert advice

  12. 11.Enforcement

  13. 12.Defence of due diligence

  14. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      CORE OF KNOWLEDGE AS TO RADIATION PROTECTION OF PATIENTS REQUISITE FOR PERSONS DIRECTING MEDICAL EXPOSURES

      1. The following core of knowledge as to radiation protection of...

      2. 1.Nature of ionising radiation and its interaction with tissue.

      3. 2.Genetic and somatic effects of ionising radiation and how to...

      4. 3.The ranges of radiation dose that are given to a...

      5. 4.The principles of quality assurance and quality control applied to...

      6. 5.The principles of dose limitation and the various means of...

      7. 6.The specific requirements of women who are, or who may...

      8. 7.If applicable, the precautions necessary for handling sealed and unsealed...

      9. 8.The organisational arrangements for advice on radiation protection and how...

      10. 9.Statutory responsibilities. For those clinically directing medical exposure, the following...

      11. 10.In respect of the individual diagnostic and therapeutic procedures which...

      12. 11.The importance of utilising existing radiological information — films and/or...

      13. 11.The importance of utilising existing radiological information — films and/or...

  15. Explanatory Note

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