+++ Some of these policy statements (2, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 12) are currently under review pending the outcome of the Medical Physics Experts Project +++
This page contains the adopted policy statements of EFOMP. Links are supplied if available. Every effort will be made to ensure that the information contained in the pages is accurate and up to date, but the provider cannot assume any guarantee for completeness and accuracy.
EFOMP policy statements are published in Physica Medica.
- No. 1: Medical Physics Education and Training: The Present European Level and Recommendations for its Future Development, 1984. (suspended)
- No. 2: The Roles, Responsibilities and Status of the Clinical Medical Physicist, 1984.
- No. 3: Radiation Protection of the Patient in Europe: The Training of the Medical Physicist as a Qualified Expert in Radiophysics, 1988. (obsolete, available on request)
- No. 4: Criteria for the Number of Physicists in a Medical Physics Department, 1991. (obsolete, available on request)
- No. 5: Departments of Medical Physics - Advantages, Organisation and Management, Sept. 1993 [Physica Medica XI, 3(1995)126-128]
- No. 6: Recommended guidelines of National Registration Schemes for Medical Physicists, Sept. 1994 [Physica Medica XI, 4(1995)157-159]
- No. 7: Criteria for the Staffing Levels in a Medical Physics Department (pdf file-40 kB), Sept. 1997 [Physica Medica XIII (1997) 187-194]
- No. 8: Continuing Professional Development for the Medical Physicist, (also available as Acrobat pdf-file: policy8.pdf), March 1998 [Physica Medica XIV (1998) 81-83]
- No. 9: Radiation Protection of the Patient in Europe: The Training of the Medical Physics Expert in Radiation Physics or Radiation Technology (also available as Acrobat pdf-file: policy9.pdf) [Physica Medica XV (1999) 149-153]
- No. 10: Recommended Guidelines on National Schemes for Continuing Professional Development of Medical Physicists. [Physica Medica XVII (2001) 97-101]
- No. 11: Guidelines on Professional Conduct and Procedures to Be Implemented in the Event of Alleged Misconduct. [Physica Medica XIX (2003) 227-229]
- No. 12:The present status of Medical Physics Education andTraining in Europe. New perspectives and EFOMP recommendations
- No. 13: Recommended Guidelines on the Development of Safety and Quality Management Systems for Medical Physics Departments.
[Physica Medica Volume 25, Issue 4 (2009), 161-165]
- No. 14: The Role of the Medical Physicist in the Management of Safety within the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment: EFOMP Recommendations
- No. 15: Recommended Guidelines on the Role of the Medical Physicist within the Hospital Governance Board
- Quality assurance in radiotherapy: the importance of medical physics staffing levels. Recommendations from an ESTRO/EFOMP joint task group. S. Beletti et al.; Radiother. Oncol. 41 (1996) 89-94.
- Guidelines for education and training of medical physicists in radiotherapy, Teresa Eudaldo et al., Radiother. Oncol. 70 (2004) 125-135. (PDF)
- Paper by the EFOMP ETP Committee, Teresa Eudaldo and Kjeld Olsen: The present status of Medical Physics Education and Training in Europe: An EFOMP survey, Physica Medica 24 (2008) 3-20. (PDF)
- Report by the EFOMP European Union Matters Committee, José Hernandez Armas: Reconocimiento de cualificaciones profesionales en el caso de los físicos médicos. Situación actual y opciones considerando la directiva 2005/36/CE, Revista de Física Médica, 6(3) (2005) 247-255. (PDF in Spanish)
- Presentation by José Hernandez Armas, EFOMP European Union Matters Committee chairman at the ICMP2005 conference at Nuremberg: MPE and QE in Europe. Analysis of a questionnaire. (PDF)
- Core curriculum for Medical Physicists in Radiology