Radiation Protection Services

Radiation Effects staff carry out research and provide advice related to the health and biological effects of ionising and non-ionising radiations; we also provide a service for individual radiation exposure assessment, the Chromosome dosimetry service.


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PHE's Radiation Effects department has extensive expertise relating to the health effects of ionising and non-ionising radiations. In addition we offer a range of consultancy, research and development, training and software products. All of these are provided to industry, government and academic partners. PHE's specialist staff have a wealth of experience and are an authoritative source of advice to regulators, the public and others.

  • Leading providerAs the UK's primary authority on radiation protection, we provide advice to thousands of customers representing all the major industry sectors, education, research and medicine.
  • Expert staffPHE's specialist staff have a wealth of experience and are an authoritative source of advice to regulators, the public and others.
  • 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 innovationOur research is carried out by specialist groups, who innovate and are open to collaborate, producing research of an international calibre.
  • CapabilityPHE has unique and world-class expertise and facilities for research and advice on the health effects of ionising and non-ionising radiation.
  • TrainingWe provide world-leading products, services and training for the widest range of radiation protection professionals and organisations.