Guidance

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 (IRMER)

Requirements of IRMER 2000 with regard to exposures much greater than intended and diagnostic reference levels.

Detail

These documents are aimed at radiology and medical physics staff and provide information on the following:

  • medical exposures - regulatory and enforcement background
  • reporting exposures much greater than intended

See details of the national diagnostic reference levels (NDRLs) which shows the NDRLs for common x-ray examinations for patients.