The Regional Medical Physics Department is part of the UK's National Health Service and provides a wide range of clinical, scientific, technical and community services throughout northern England to a population of over three million people. The Department, which is a Clinical Directorate of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, provides a first class medical physics service that adds value to health care through regional integration and innovation.
The Regional Medical Physics Department is the largest such department in the UK and comprises around 300 scientific, technical and support staff based at 13 acute hospitals across northern England, dedicated to serving patients, their Consultants, General Practitioners and the community. The integrated Regional organisation and management within the Department ensure that our services are available cost effectively and are mutually supportive region wide.
The Department's services are provided through strategically located Units in Carlisle, Durham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne (three sites including our HQ) and Sunderland. Additional Units provide patient services locally and also act as the interface to the expertise of the whole Department. They are located in Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, South Shields, Stockton and Whitehaven.
Our objectives are:
For details of the geographical areas covered click the 'Find Us' link at the left hand side of any page. General enquiries about the Department should be directed to:
Regional Medical Physics Department
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: +44 (0)191-233-6161
Dr Chris Callicott
Acting Head of Department & Clinical Director