UKHSA is the UK's primary authority carrying out world-leading research to advance knowledge about protection from the risks of radiation. The Agency combines public health and scientific knowledge, research and emergency planning within one organisation - and works at international, national, regional and local levels.
The organisation is a recognised RPA Body and is referred to by leading bodies including the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) and The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The UKHSA has teams of highly experienced staff throughout the UK, based at Chilton, Leeds and Glasgow, providing nationwide coverage and rapid response.
All our staff are very highly trained and benefit from continuous professional development. UKHSA makes a significant investment in its people and prides itself that this is repaid in the quality of the service it delivers. The UKHSA has a long-held reputation for its pioneering research & development work with many patents to its credit.