Radiation Protection Services

Public Health England offers a Personal Dosimetry Service that provides a high-quality dosimetry service capable of measuring and recording radiation doses received by our customers and their employees.


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In PDS we issue and process over 400,000 radiation dosemeters a year. These go to over 5,000 different employer sites in the UK and abroad, covering 65,000 individuals in total. Our customers come from many sectors - nuclear, medical, veterinary, dental, general industry and research - and range in size from a few monitored persons to a few thousand. We pride ourselves on being able to meet our customers' needs and to respond quickly to requests for information or advice.

  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we advise thousands of customers.
  • Comprehensive serviceOur individual dosimetry services meet exacting quality standards approved by the UK Health and Safety Executive under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017.
  • Delivered by expertsPHE makes a significant investment in its people and prides itself that this is repaid in the quality of the service it delivers.

  • DosemetersOver 400,000 radiation dosemeters a year to to over 5,000 different employer sites covering 65,000 individuals.
  • Dose Record KeepingRecords all radiation doses received by an individual, during a given employment.
  • Emergency supportWe can read dosemeters rapidly in our UK-based laboratories, and can provide advice to help in your investigations.

  • PHE Dosimetry OnlineManage orders, view worker doses get a range of useful information all online.
  • PHE Monitor Newsletter PHE Monitor newsletter with the latest news and information from the Personal Dosimetry Service.
  • Customers Industry sectors including nuclear, medical, veterinary, dental, general industry and research.