The 2017 DR User Group meeting was held on Tuesday 25th July at the Nottingham Conference Centre. The meeting programme was as follows:

 

10:00 Registration and coffee  
10:30 Introduction
Patrice Burke, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
 
10:35 Website update
David Platten, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
10:45 A practical exercise in assessing subjectivity: introduction
Mark Worrall, NHS Tayside
 
10:55 Detector artefacts during commissioning: What is acceptable?
John Loveland, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
 
11:10 Experiences using a fixed Samsung digital radiographic system
Jess Patel, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
11:25 Dose management software to determine the Perspex equivalent of body parts
Kenneth O'Dowd, Nottingham University Hospitals
11.35 Coffee  
11:55 A radiographic image quality investigation
David Platten, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
12:10 Fuji virtual grid software: results from clinical use
Mark Worrall, NHS Tayside
12:25 Q&A session  
12:55 Lunch  
13:55 Business meeting  
14:10 DDR protocol updates
Kevin Munson, Nottingham University Hospitals
14:25 Detector QA: Is one variance image enough?
Ben Fongenie
 
14:40 Tea  
14:55 A practical exercise in assessing subjectivity: results
Mark Worrall, NHS Tayside
15:10

Round table

Expected change in dose rate with field size changes on flat panel fluoroscopy systems
Mark Worrall, NHS Tayside

Commissioning digital mobiles:  uniformity tests failing at higher doses, but not at clinical dose levels
Patrice Burke, Nottingham University Hospitals

 
15:55 Closing remarks