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Overview

11The Radiotherapy Physics Unit provides highly specialised physics support for the radiotherapy department at Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre (BHOC). Radiotherapy uses beams of high energy x-rays to treat unhealthy cells (usually cancerous tumours) in the human body. The department currently consists of six linear accelerators (linacs), a high dose rate brachytherapy unit, two digital treatment simulators and a dedicated CT scanner. Clinical scientists and clinical technologists in Radiotherapy Physics work closely with oncologists, radiographers and engineers to deliver safe, accurate and effective radiotherapy treatment to individual patients.

Stephen Blake - Head of Radiotherapy Physics
Tel: 0117 342 2476

Helen Appleby - Deputy Head of Radiotherapy Physics
Tel: 0117 342 2391

Secretarial support: 0117 342 3250