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Monday, December 3, 2018, Issue 172

Updates to National Diagnostic Reference Levels website

The Public Health England (PHE) National Diagnostic Reference Levels (NDRLs) website page has undergone a major renewal to include their new and updated values.
 
Included in the new values, NDRLs are now presented for coronary CT angiography, CT in hybrid imaging (PET-CT, SPECT-CT) and CT in Radiotherapy.

Additionally, NDRLs have been updated for cervical spine CT and screening mammography. This is also the first-time screening mammography values appear directly on this page.

These newly included values represent substantial amounts of work from many people, working together across a number of disciplines and professions.

DRL values should be considered by employers when setting their local DRLs as required by the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017.

The page can be accessed at https://bit.ly/2DMHg3g

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