Radiation Protection Services

PHE provides a specialist Chromosome Dosimetry Service to evaluate people known or suspected of being overexposed to ionising radiation. The specialist staff have extensive and long-standing experience, having provided biological dosimetry advice and services to thousands of customers representing all the major industry sectors as well as to users in the fields of education, research and medicine.


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  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we advise thousands of customers.
  • Comprehensive adviceExpert guidance on all aspects of biological dosimetry tailored to individual exposure circumstances in routine or emergency response scenarios.
  • Delivered by specialistsPHE makes a significant investment in its people and prides itself that this is repaid in the quality of the service it delivers.

  • Research and developmentAcademic excellence underpins all the work we do, ensuring CDS remains a world leading authority on biological dosimetry for routine and emergency radiation response.
  • TrainingPHE specialist staff provide training in all aspects of biological dosimetry, including laboratory bench techniques, use of specialist equipment and software, statistical analysis and data interpretation.
  • Quality assuranceAll dosimetry methods are carried out in accordance with the relevant ISO standards and International Atomic Energy Agency Guidance for biological dosimetry.

  • Consultancy offeringPHE's CDS staff are internationally recognised experts in biological dosimetry. Get in touch to see how we can help you.