How is physics used in health?
Medical Physics fulfils a key role in medicine, in biological and medical research, and in the optimisation of certain health related activities. Medical Physics includes areas such as Radiotherapy physics, Diagnostic Radiology physics, Nuclear Medicine Physics, and Radiation Protection.
What is the role of health physics?
A Health Physics Monitor provides radiological monitoring services at the workface within the nuclear industry to protect people, plant and the environment from the adverse effects of ionising radiation and contamination.