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A Guide to Understanding the Implications of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations in Radiotherapy (2008), SCoR, IPEM, RCR and HPA, The Royal College of Radiologists, England

Approval for research involving ionising radiation, Version 2 (2008) the National Research Ethics Service [NRES]) (sourced 4th May, 2012)

Clinical Imaging Requests from Non-Medically Qualified Professionals, (2008) The Royal College of Nursing in conjunction with SCoR, GCC, CSP, NHS Alliance, RCR, GOC, HPA

Code of Conduct and Ethics, (2008) The College of Radiographers, London

Guidance on the establishment and use of diagnostic reference levels (DRLs), (2007) Department of Health 10th March 2009)

Guidance on the Establishment and Use of Diagnostic Reference Levels for Medical X-Ray Examinations” Report 88 (2004)
written by a Joint Working Party: IPEM, BIR, RCR, NRPB and CoR, The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), York, England - (sourced 23rd February, 2009)

Implementing In-vivo dosimetry (2008) SCoR, RCR, BIR, & IPEM, The Royal College of Radiologists, London

International Basic Safety Standards for Protection Against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources (1996) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna (sourced 13th March 2009)

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000 No 1059), London, HMSO, (sourced 10th March 2009)

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (sourced 26th May 2009)

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure)(Amendment) Regulations (2006), (SI 2006/2523) London, HMSO, (sourced 10th March 2009)

Making the Best Use of a Radiology Department 6th edition, (2007) The Royal College of Radiologists, England
Medical and Dental Guidance Notes, (2002) The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), York, England - (sourced 4th May, 2012)

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act (2002), OPSI (sourced13th March 2009)

Patient dose database (diagnostic) Health Protection Agency (2008) (sourced 23rd February 2009; last updated 4th September 2008)

Protection of Pregnant Patients during Diagnostic Medical Exposures to Ionising Radiation (2009), Health Protection Agency (HPA), The Royal College of Radiologists and the College of Radiographers; Health Protection Agency, England 4th May, 2012)

Radiation Protection-European Guidelines on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology (2004), Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg

Radiation exposure of the UK population from Medical and Dental Examinations, (2002) Hart, D; Wall, BF; National Radiological Radiation protection Board (NRPB), England

The Drugs Act (2005) Statutory Instrument 2005 No. 3053(C. 128) - 4th May 2012)

The European Directive 97/43/ Euratom, The Medical Exposures Directive (1997) (sourced 7th July 2009)

The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 (together with notes on good practice) (2007), Department of Health, England (sourced 10th March 2009)

The Health and Social Care Act (2008) Statutory Instrument 2008 No. 3168 (C.143) (sourced 10th March)
The Justification of Practices Involving Ionising Radiation Regulations (2004), Statutory Instrument 2004 No 1769 - (sourced 23rd February 2009)

The regulatory requirements for medical exposure to ionising radiation (2001) Health & Safety Executive, (sourced 10th March 2009)

Towards Safer Radiotherapy, (2008) SCoR, RCR, IPEM, BIR & NPSA; The Royal College of Radiologists, London -


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