Yorkshire Centre for Clinical Oncology, Leeds, UK

Radiotherapy Physics Department
Prof. David Thwaites
Dr. Steven Weston

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust radiotherapy service currently operates from Cookridge Hospital, it is due to move to a purpose built site in 2008. The new wing will have 10 Elekta linacs, including 2 Synergy IGRT units.
The radiotherapy physics department acts as a reference site for PTW dosimetry applications; providing advice on product development and market trends, and hosting demonstrations for the latest PTW equipment.
The department has expertise in dosimetry, quality assurance, phantom development, radiotherapy networking and image guided radiotherapy.

The MP3-M water phantom handed over in june 2006 is the latest of its type and is the third PTW water phantom to be supplied to the department.

Contact address:

Dr. Steven Weston
Radiotherapy Technology
Radiotherapy Physics
St. James's Institute of Oncology
Bexley Wing
St James's University Hospital

Tel: +44 (0)113 2068893
Fax:+44 (0)113 2068941