Accelerator facilities launched at the Ministry of Health treatment and rehabilitation centre

January 2016. An automated Elekta Infinity radiotherapy system, along with a suite of radiation monitoring equipment, has been put into operation at the Ministry of Health treatment and rehabilitation centre.

PETRusCo Ltd has carried out major renovation works in the building, ensuring that the high-energy Elekta device could be installed in premises intended for low-energy equipment, and at the same time observing all requirements and standards in the area of radiation protection. Supply, installation, commissioning and organization of staff training was also carried out by PETRusCo. Clinical dosimetrywith the extraction of therapeutic energies, and radiotherapy beam modelling have recently been completed.

Patient registration is ongoing, with more than 100 already having signed up. Treatment is planned to begin in the first quarter of 2016.