Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering (MPCE)
Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering support clinical teams and patients by providing high quality, accurate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; optimising the use of technology harnessing this for effective and safe patient care and providing expertise to ensure the best use of resources. Download our quality policy below:
Below are the contact details for each service within the department:
Clinical Engineering is one of the largest NHS Clinical Engineering facilities in the UK, committed to maximising the potential benefits of medical technology for patients, carers and clinicians whilst minimising the risks. Our key services are as follows:
- Medical Device Governance
- Medical Device Applications
- Medical Device Management
- Medical Device Innovation
Clinical Engineering Customer Service Centre: 0115 924 9924 Ext 64287
We provide a regional service investigating the function of your central (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral (nerves outside your brain and spinal cord) nervous systems.
You are likely to be referred to us by your hospital consultant if you are experiencing seizures, pins and needles, episodes of weakness or are having trouble with your sleep (amongst many other reasons).
We have particular expertise in spinal cord monitoring during scoliosis surgery, recording brain activity over long periods in Intensive Care settings and performing complex sleep studies in children.
QMC Telephone Tel: 0115 9249924 then enter the appropriate extension:
Main Reception - Ext 64858
Booking Line - Ext 61147 (or direct dial 0115 9709147)
Open 9am-3pm Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
An answer machine is available.
Fax: Tel:0115 849 3225
Please note this is only checked once daily (Mon-Fri)
Service Manager – Ext 64859
Evoked Potentials Clinic (electrodiagnostics)
Clinic Reception and Appointments
Fax: 0115 8754603
Prof. Chris Degg, Head of Electrodiagnostics
Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63382
Mrs Beverley Holland, Chief Technologist
Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63382
The Medical Photography Department creates photographic and video records patients’ medical conditions for documentation and monitoring purposes.
Graham Love, Head of Department
City Hospital, Tel:0115 969 1169 Ext 56493
Queens Medical Centre, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext 63576
Emma Downing, Senior Medical Photographer
City Hospital, Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext 54981
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
For Radioactive Waste queries:
Contact Jennifer Poveda, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 62930
For Ultrasound queries:
Contact Kevin Munson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 61651
For MRI queries:
Contact Paul Morgan, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 70618
For Non-Ionising Radiation queries:
Contact Perways Akram, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 66843
For Imaging Informatics service queries:
Contact Dr Nick Gibson, Tel: 0115 924 9924 Ext: 62418
R&D Imaging Support Unit queries:
Tel: 0115 9249924 Ext: 64906
Radiotherapy Physics provides comprehensive scientific support to the Radiotherapy department.
We are a highly specialist service with extensive expertise in the physics of radiotherapy, which is essential for safe, accurate and effective radiotherapy treatment. As part of our commitment to consistently deliver a high quality service, we work within a British Standards Institute certified quality management system.
Radiotherapy physicists and technicians are an integral part of the team, and work closely with clinical oncologists and therapeutic radiographers to deliver the best possible treatment outcomes for all patients. We play a key role in the implementation of new technologies and advanced techniques.
For any Radiotherapy Physics contact:
Head of Radiotherapy Physics: Keith Langmack DPhil, BSc, FIPEM, CSci,
Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext 76233