Meetings/Workshops on Radiation Protection in the United Kingdom

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Lecture — Polonium-210 as a Poison and Carcinogen: the Litvinenko Inquiry
20 Feb 2020 • Sarum College, Salisbury, United Kingdom
Institute of Physics – IOP
20 Feb 2020 19:30 to 21:00

Alexander Litvinenko died on 23rd November 2006 in University College Hospital after having drunk tea containing polonium-210 at the Millenium Hotel on 1st November. The report of the Litvinenko Inquiry was published on 21st January 2016. This talk will outline evidence presented to the Inquiry on the physical properties and biological effects of polonium-210 in relation to what is known about other alpha-particle emitting radionuclides and external gamma rays.  It will show that death within days or weeks was the inevitable consequence of the ingestion of polonium-210 by Alexander Litvinenko. Cancer risks at lower levels of exposure will also be discussed.

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Incident reporting in radiology: Radiation incidents and near miss events across the UK
06 Mar 2020 • London, United Kingdom
BIR – The British Institute of Radiology
This event will provide an overview of radiology incidents and near miss events, including why errors occur, reporting, investigation and learning from errors.
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SRP 2020 Annual Conference
28 Apr 2020 - 30 Apr 2020 • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
The Society for Radiological Protection (SRP)
This conference intends to address these and other concepts from a practical standpoint with presentations from across all areas of the RP community, from the medical field to non-nuclear with speakers with experience as RPAs, RWAs, regulators, instrumentation and dosimetry experts .
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Last updated: 09 January 2020