Radiological protection centre

Established in 1985, the radiological protection centre (RPC) is the UK’s largest provider of expert radiation and laser protection advisory services to the healthcare and academic markets. Our client base includes over two hundred organisations and comprises a large number of acute NHS trusts, private hospitals, x-ray equipment manufacturers, dentists, veterinary surgeons, laser clinics and universities.

Our cost-effective services ensure that our customers meet their statutory obligations relating to radiation and laser safety. We provide comprehensive support through provision of audits, handbooks, training materials, software and newsletters so that the impact on customers’ own resources and time is minimised. This approach has led to a high rate of customer satisfaction.

RPC consists of a team of experienced clinical scientists and technicians, including two RPA 2000-certificated radiation protection advisers and three laser protection advisers. As such, we are able to offer a comprehensive range of services to wide range of customers with diverse needs.

RPC is part of St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust but operates from purpose-built premises in Morden which include offices, a lecture theatre, mechanical workshop, radioisotope area, calibration laboratories, a personal dosimetry lab and image analysis facilities. We are also accredited to the ISO9000 Quality Management standard.

Main services

  • Radiation protection advice
  • Laser protection advise
  • Repairs and calibration of x-ray testing equipment
  • Training
  • Dental x-ray
  • X-ray equipment performance measurements
  • Quality assurance in radiology
  • Patient dose monitoring
  • Personal monitoring
  • Quality assurance test kits
  • Radioactive substances and nuclear medicine advice

As part of the St George’s Medical Technology Services group, comprehensive support services can be offered covering equipment maintenance and management, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and medical device innovation and development.


For further enquires about the radiological protection centre please contact Dr Ishmail Badr on 020 8725 5875 or email