Posts Tagged: awards

Radiotherapists win Hospital Team of the Year

Radiotherapists at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham took the prize for Hospital Team of the Year at the Best of Health Awards in Portsmouth. Tony Palmer, head of radiotherapy, said: ‘We’re in the deepest, darkest office, in QA, with no windows, so we are often forgotten about. So to be nominated and then win an… Read more »

International praise for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has received international recognition for its rigorous standards in radiosurgery. Its radiotherapy treatment centre, based at Aintree University Hospital, was accredited as a ‘Novalis Certified Radiosurgey Centre’ at a ceremony attended by leading international clinicians specialising in brain and extracranial conditions. Wirral Globe

Three Novalis centres in the UK certified to meet a new standard for radiosurgery

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Aintree Liverpool, The Edinburgh Cancer Centre and The Christie at Salford Royal in Manchester are the first centres in Europe to receive a certification of compliance to a new emerging quality standard for radiosurgery, following an independent audit through an internationally recognized expert committee. Yahoo

Three accomplished physicians awarded ASTRO’s highest honor

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will award Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, FASTRO, Leonard L. Gunderson, MD, MS, FASTRO, and Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, FASTRO, with the Society’s highest honor—the ASTRO Gold Medal. The 2014 awardees will receive the ASTRO Gold Medal during the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at ASTRO’s 56th… Read more »

100 leading UK practising scientists

The Science Council has named Professor Andy Beavis as one of the UK’s Leading 100 Scientists. Professor Beavis, whose current role is Consultant Medical Physicist and Head of Radiation Physics, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, is recognised for combining his leadership and management role in service delivery with developing an entirely new way… Read more »

Gill Elkins named Radiographer of the Year

A key member of the team working on Worcester’s long-awaited new state-of-the-art radiotherapy centre has won a prestigious national award. Gill Elkins, a senior radiographer who has treated thousands of cancer patients during a 40-year career, is celebrating being named Radiographer of the Year by the Society of Radiographers. Worcester News