Quality assurance, Safety, Audit and standards, CT, Computer applications, Radioprotection / Radiation dose, Radiotherapy techniques
I. Williams1, J. Lye1, A. Alves1, M. Shaw1, J. Supple1, F. Gibbons2, S. Keehan1; 1VIC/AU, 2QLD/AU
The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS) has provided dosimetric audits to radiotherapy facilities throughout Australia since 2011.
During this time it has established a national data set from all the audit results.
Interrogating the national data set has allowed the ACDS to establish baseline characteristics for radiotherapy clinics,
and provide advice to clinics which recognizes the equipment the clinics employ.
In 2016 the ACDS introduced IMRT and VMAT capability for the Level II and III audits which,
in a first for the ACDS,
included an exclusion volume.
Exclusion volume measurements from over 40 audits demonstrate the vendor specific ******************