20th HERCA Board Meeting

HERCA Board met on 2 and 3 November 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This 20th meeting was kindly hosted by the Danish Health Authority (SIS). HERCA also celebrated its 10th anniversary since its creation in 2007.

Board members elected Mrs Fernanda Sánchez Ojanguren (CSN, Spain) and Mrs Mette Øhlenschlæger (SIS, Denmark) as HERCA vice-Chairs for the 2018-2020 period. They also approved the creation of a new working group for addressing Radon, NORM and Building Materials issues.

The different working groups presented their latest activities, planned tasks for 2018 and their action plan for 2018-2020. The Board approved the following documents and their publication:

  •  HERCA position paper on the Justification of new types or classes of practices in the medical field and the report on the HERCA Multi-stakeholder workshop (24-26 Oct. 2016, Paris, France).
  •  HERCA report on CT Manufacturers stakeholder involvement.
  •  HERCA guidance on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert and Radiation Protection Officier Requirements.

 The next HERCA Board meeting will be on 17-18 May 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.


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