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Radiography: Education

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 9 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent progress has been made in the project to introduce virtual skills training for student therapeutic radiographers; and if he will make a statement. (240903)

There are 10 universities providing therapeutic radiographer training and the virtual environment for radiotherapy training has been installed in 26 radiotherapy departments based in national health service trusts. A further eight installations are planned during 2009, and six trusts are awaiting suitable accommodation to become available.