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Resources

Listed below are a number of helpful internet resources…

Patient Information on X-ray Risks:
X-rays: how safe are they? An information leaflet for patients
https://www.ukhsa-protectionservices.org.uk/cms/assets/gfx/content/resource_3317cs2c758933af.pdf

Guidance Notes:
Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe Use of X-ray Equipment
https://cgdent.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Guidance-notes-for-dental-practitioners-on-the-safe-use-of-x-ray-equipment-2020-online-version.pd

(alternative link: https://www.rqia.org.uk/RQIA/files/44/449bdd1c-ccb0-4322-b0df-616a0de88fe4.pdf )

Frequency and collective dose for medical and dental x-ray examinations in the UK
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiographic-and-fluoroscopic-x-rays-patient-doses

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme Guidance on Radiation Protection File
https://www.psm.sdcep.org.uk/content/radiation-protection/radiation-protection-file/ 

CQC “Dental mythbuster” Guidance on Dental Radiography and X-rays
https://www.cqc.org.uk/guidance-providers/dentists/dental-mythbuster-3-dental-radiography-x-rays

Health Education and Improvement Wales Checklist (word document)
https://heiw.nhs.wales/files/dental-qi-tool-for-ionising-radiation/guidance-notes-for-the-x-ray-checklist/

 

Regulations:
Ionising Radiations Regulations Approved Code of Practice and Guidance
https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l121.pdf

HSE Ionising Radiation Homepage
https://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/ionising/index.htm

The Role of The Radiation Protection Supervisor:
Information sheet on radiation protection supervisors
https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/irp6.pdf

International Guidance:
European Guidelines on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology
https://ec.europa.eu/energy/sites/ener/files/documents/136.pdf

IAEA Guidance on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology
https://www.iaea.org/publications/14720/radiation-protection-in-dental-radiology

 

Handheld X-ray Equipment:
Guidance on the safe use of hand-held dental X-ray equipment
https://www.ukhsa-protectionservices.org.uk/cms/assets/gfx/content/resource_3588csc2964caac0.pdf

Radon:
Radon in the workplace
https://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/ionising/radon.htm

HSE Guidance on Radiation Protection Advisers (RPAs)
https://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/rpnews/rpa.htm

 

RPA Dental Equipment:
A special mention as, due to the name, we do get the odd call intended for them!
https://www.dental-equipment.co.uk/

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