Radiation Safety Institute (RSI)

Diagnostic Radiology QC & QA Service

  

The department of Quality Assurance (QA) in diagnostic radiology is providing services to the diagnostic x-ray departments in the country helping in applying the QA program for these departments and hence improving the situation of radiation protection.

  

The department is giving assistance in the production of good quality medical X-ray images which can only be guaranteed by implementing some form of QA program. The exposure of patients to X-rays also entails a risk of radiation injury and, the department also assesses these exposures in order to help in limiting this risk to a level as low as reasonably practicable

  

Services

  

The services which are provided by the department are:

- Equipment testing (machine performance, film processing).
- Facility design including shielding.
- Resource management through film refect analysis.
- Training and education of medical and para-medical staff.