Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Physics Service
MPCE offers Magnetic Resonance Safety Expert (MRSE) services, acceptance testing and Quality Assurance (QA) of MR scanners, MRI safety audits, implant safety and protocol and image optimisation. We provide services to radiology departments for NHS and private healthcare organisations.
The MRI physics team offers the following services:
Magnetic Resonance Expert Advice
Implant safety advice | Assessment of MRI Safety documentation, Local rules, Risk Assessments, Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures | Protocol and image optimisation | Generic Implant Policies
Acceptance testing of MRI scanners | MRI Safety Audits | Fringe field assessment
Regulations and Guidelines
The MRI Physics team support healthcare organisations to ensure that their MRI work is performed in line with best guidance and practice, including:
Safety Guidelines for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment in Clinical Use 2021 (MHRA)
Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (HSE)
The team consists of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered MRI physicists and MRSEs.