Radiation incidents: public health preparedness and response

Plans and resources in readiness for radiological and nuclear emergencies that may have an impact on public health.

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) provides public health advice and information to organisations responding to a radiological or nuclear emergency.

It maintains emergency response arrangements and facilities for emergencies of this type that might have an effect on public health, and can carry out monitoring, sample analysis and dosimetry.


Published 25 April 2013