Health protection – collection

Radiation: risks from low levels of ionising radiation

Information on ionising radiation damage and cancer risks.

Among its responsibilities, Public Health England advises the UK government departments and others on standards of protection for exposure to ionising and non-ionising radiation, including electric and magnetic fields.

Statements and reports

  1. Ionising radiation: damage and cancer

    • Guidance
  2. Ionising radiation: estimation of cancer risk at low doses

    • Guidance
  3. Ionising radiation: how we are exposed to it

    • Guidance
  4. Ionising radiation exposure: evidence for transgenerational effects

    • Research and analysis