Guidance: ARSAC notes for guidance: good clinical practice in nuclear medicine

Administration Of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee

February 13
10:00 2019

Notes for guidance on the clinical administration of radiopharmaceuticals and use of sealed radioactive sources

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This guidance to good clinical practice for nuclear medicine in the UK is the advice of the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC).

These notes update the 2018 edition to provide further clarification on the licencing process under the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations.

The notes include advice to help practitioners and employers fill in ARSAC application forms for the administration of radioactive substances for the purposes of diagnosis, therapy and research.

Additional information is also provided on the ARSAC approval process for research studies involving the administration of radioactive substances.

Published 17 April 2014
Last updated 13 February 2019 +show all updates
  1. Updated notes to clarify the licencing process.
  2. Replaced 'notes for guidance' document and updated detail text.
  3. Uploaded the 2017 edition of guidance.
  4. January 2016 update to guidance.
  5. First published.

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