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 The Directorate of Medical Imaging and Medical Physics is one of the largest and most diverse Directorates within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The role of the Directorate is twofold:

  • The provision of diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures.
  • The provision of high quality scientific and technical services in Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering.

The Directorate holds a budget of £43 million and employs some 781 members of staff who work across all five hospital sites within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

Medical Imaging and Medical Physics is a key player in every aspect of the services the Trust provides and also delivers services to other Trusts and external organisations. Our highly-trained workforce encompasses a diverse combination of medical, clinical, scientific, technical, administrative and support staff.

This provides a unique infrastructure for advanced diagnostics and treatments in a safe environment with full legislative and best practice compliance, all of which is supported by our innovative capability.

Medical Imaging and Medical Physics is an Academic Directorate with close links to local and national universities with a focus on strengthening research and innovation to improve clinical care.

Service Overview

Our Strategy

Our vision is to be ‘ADAPTIVE’, i.e., to have the ability to redesign and reshape within a changing environment. This translates into our strategy as illustrated below:

To find out more about careers in Medical Imaging and Physics, or information on courses we run aimed at existing professionals please e-mail the Training & Development Team.


  • Jon Taylor – IPEM innovation early career award 2016
  • Jon Taylor – HEE/NIHR integrated clinical academic programme poster prize winner 2016
  • Peter Metherall – STH Thank You award winner (service development and innovation) 2013
  • Wendy Tindale – Healthcare Scientist of the Year 2016
  • Shelley Redgate – Certificate of Merit (Poster) BNMS 2016
  • John Himsworth – Certificate of Merit (Poster) BNMS 2015
  • Ged Summers – SoR rep of the year
  • Thomas Butterfield – CSO Awards finalist (rising star in physical science and engineering) 2015
  • Suzanne Jennings – shortlisted for BAA audiologist of the year 2015
  • A&C Team – Thank You award “Highly Commended” for customer care 2014
  • Devices for dignity team - Winners of 5 national and regional awards over last 4 years
Service Accreditations
  • UKAS Quality Standard in Imaging (QSI) accreditation 2019 v1.0
  • Clinical Engineering Quality Management System ISO 9001 – 2015
  • Clinical Engineering Medical Device Management ISO 13485-2016
  • Audiological Science IQIPS accreditation 2022
  • Radiosurgery Quality Management System ISO 9001- 2015
Further Information

Patient information videos
Careers in Diagnostic Radiography



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