This page contains links to the information and presentations provided by Arthur Johnston and staff from the Health Protection Agency at training events on the Ionising Radiation Regulation.
Guides – Updated Jan 2012 (Word documents)
- IR(ME)R – Dental Explanatory Guide
- Dental IR(ME)R Procedures – Dentist always takes xrays
- Dental IR(ME)R Procedures – x-rays taken by dentist and other staff
Presentations (PDF format)
Combined Practice Inspection Requirements for Ionising Radiation in Dental Practice – Jan 2016
Section 2F of the Combined Practice Inspection includes criteria with respect to radiation protection. Guidance has been provided for both Dental Practices and Dental Practice Inspectors to explain what is required to fulfil these criteria.
Patient Risk Information Poster – May 2018
Provision of information relating to the benefits and risks of an exposure for dental practices.
- Dental Risk Procedure 2018 DS (July 2018- Minor amendment regarding poster size)