Services

Radiation Protection Services

We provide a wide range of services to help dental practices comply with the relevant legislation and achieve optimal image quality with the lowest radiation dose.

The Radiation Protection Package:

  • Performance assessment of x-ray equipment
  • Commissioning of x-ray equipment
  • Appointment of an accredited Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA)
  • Appointment of a Medical Physics Expert (MPE)
  • Assistance with:
    • Designation of controlled areas
    • Radiation design of new x-ray premises
    • Quality Assurance of the imaging process
  • Provision of a model:
    • Radiation protection file
    • Local rules
    • IR(ME)R Procedures
    • Risk assessments
  • Assessment of patient and staff radiation doses
  • Setting a Dose Reference Level (DRL)
  • Offering a comparision with other x-ray units in the local area

Plus the opportunity to discuss radiation protection and image quality issues face-to-face with our experts.

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Additional services:

We also provide other services, at an additional cost:
• Access to verifiable CPD update training at Poole Hospital
• Performance of a Critical Examination (CE) for newly installed x-ray equipment

Whether you are opening a new practice, moving to new premises or simply want to check that you are complying with current radiation protection legislation, use our comprehensive checklist.

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Prices (April 2018 - March 2019)

Download an information leaflet or contact us for a quote.

Price (excl. VAT) Service Details
£ 377.52
RPA & MPE Appointment Cost per practice for RPA and MPE appointment for 3 years (only when using our x-ray equipment test service)
£ 100.00 Critical Examination Cost per x-ray set for a CE on newly installed x-ray equipment
- Standard package for... -
£ 213.91 1 x-ray set Cost per visit for routine testing of 1 x-ray set every 3 years
£ 328.40
2 x-ray sets Cost per visit for routine testing of 2 x-ray sets every 3 years
£ 442.89
3 x-ray sets Cost per visit for routine testing of 3 x-ray sets every 3 years
£ 557.37
4 x-ray sets Cost per visit for routine testing of 4 x-ray sets every 3 years
£ 671.86
5 x-ray sets Cost per visit for routine testing of 5 x-ray sets every 3 years
£ 213.91
OPG Cost per visit for routine testing of OPG unit every 3 years
£ 328.40
CBCT Cost per visit for routine testing of CBCT unit every year

 

Hand-held x-ray sets need to be tested annually.