Key Radiotherapy Service Documents

Please find below links to key radiotherapy service documents

Radiotherapy dose fractionation (second edition) (Published in December 2016 by the Royal College of Radiologists)


Modernising Radiotherapy Services in England – developing proposals for future service models (published in October 2016, this document details NHS England’s published proposals for modernising radiotherapy services, to ensure that high quality, safe and effective services are accessible across the country, regardless of where patients live)


Radiotherapy – An introduction for commissioners and providers (A briefing document produced by the National Radiotherapy Awareness Initiative)


RCR Press Release – response to cancer strategy (The RCR press release in response to the English Cancer Strategy. Published September 2015)


Taskforce Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes (Report of the Independent Cancer Taskforce – A vision for what cancer patients should expect from the health service: A strategy for England 2015-2020. Published July 2015 )


Taskforce Letter 5YFV Board (The Independent Cancer Taskforce letter to the Chief Executives of the seven NHS arms-lengths bodies which accompanied the above report. Published July 2015)


Radiotherapy Board – Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) in the UK: Current access and predictions of future access rates (A report published in December 2013 by the Society and College of Radiographers, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, and Royal College of Radiologists)


The Radiotherapy Innovation Fund: An evaluation of the Prime Minister’s £23 million Fund (A report published in November 2012 by Cancer Research UK, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, The Royal College of Radiologists, The Society and College of Radiographers)