The 2016 DR User Group meeting was held on Thursday 19th May at the Nottingham Conference Centre. The meeting programme was as follows:

 

09:00 Registration and coffee  
10:00 Introduction
Patrice Burke, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
 
10:05 Website update
David Platten, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
10:25 Commissioning a Medtronic O-arm O2
Kenneth O'Dowd
 
10:40 Validation of Fuji's virtual grid software on a DR mobile
Mark Worrall, NHS Tayside
10:55 The relationship between cancer detection in mammography and image quality measurements
Alistair Mackenzie, NCCPM, Guildford
11:10 Model observers in DR
John Loveland, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
11.25 Coffee  
11:45 Tips and tricks guide to commissioning digital equipment
Debbie Harries, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
12:00 Introducing quantitative image quality tests to routine QA
Oliver Morrish, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
12:20 DR QA: ten tests in twenty minutes
Eamon Loughman, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
12:35 Update on DRIQ
John Loveland, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
12:50 Lunch
13:40 Business meeting  
13:55 Update on evidence-based QA
Manthos Koutalonis, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
14:15 Quantitative QA - what do other centres do?
Richard Farley, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
 
14:25 Discussion  
14:55 Tea  
15:15 EUTEMPE course
Alistair Mackenzie, NCCPM, Guildford
15:35 Trainee talk
Nathan Dickinson, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
 
15:50 Round table: measured decline in MTF measurements for a CsI/a-Si indirect conversion detector over time: proposed mechanisms and tolerances
Laurence King, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London