Strike action between Monday 2 October to Thursday 5 October 2023

Consultants and junior doctors at The Christie will both strike between 7am on Monday 2 October to 7am on Thursday 5 October 2023. Both consultants and junior doctors will still provide emergency care during their strikes.

We are proactively contacting patients with appointments that may be affected by this strike. If you have an appointment at the Trust on any of these dates, please continue to come to The Christie and our other centres as planned unless we contact you to tell you otherwise. There may be longer waits than usual in clinics during this time.

Please do not call to check if your appointment is still going ahead.

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Pre-recorded Lectures Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy: Medical Physics FRCR 1 2023

Pre-recorded video lectures available until 29 February 2024

Live zoom revision workshop on Tuesday 15 August 2023 and available to stream until 29 February 2024

The 5 day physics teaching programme is delivered by pre-recorded lecturer sessions and is now available to those candidates who register via Eventbrite. Links to the recordings will be available to all registrants and will be accessible until 29 February 2024 in line with the RCR FRCR 1 examinations.

If you have any questions following review of the pre-recordings, please email who will pass this onto the relevant physics lecturer to respond.

Sign up for the Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy: Medical Physics (FRCR 1) 2023 lecture series on Eventbrite today.

The course covers FRCR part 1 examinations as part of the RCR syllabus.

  • Radiation
  • Linear accelerators
  • Radiation dose measurement
  • Radioactive isotopes
  • Radiation safety
  • Treatment planning
  • IMRT and stereotactictherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Verification
  • Teletherapy physics

The teaching is designed for trainee medical and clinical oncologists and incorporates the FRCR part 1 syllabus including candidates for the Royal College FRCR part 1 examinations.

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Last updated: October 2023