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UKRG Guidelines - Guidance notes

UKRG Guidelines - Guidance notes

In order to manage the workload in the Radiopharmacy, it is important to establish the capacity of the unit. UKRG Capacity Planning Guidance is available to download below:




Please read the guidance document "Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Radiopharmacy"

PDF Document

Please read the guidance document "The Responsibilities of Chief Pharmacists for the Purchase, Receipt, Storage, Supply and Disposal of Radiopharmaceuticals"


Please read the guidance document "Addendum to Safe Drawing up document for 223Ra Radium"


Please read the guidance document "Guidance for Introduction of a 68Ge/68Ga Generator and Labelling Service into Routine Clinical Practice"


Joint working party of the UK Radiopharmacy Group and NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Committee

Link pdf

(amended Nov-16)

Guidelines for the Provision of Radiopharmacy Services in the UK

A report has been published by Nuclear Medicine Communications on guidelines for the provision of radiopharmacy support to nuclear medicine. Updated March 2017

link here

Advice for Nuclear Medicine Departments following discontinuation of licensed radiopharmaceuticals and kits from the home market.

The discontinued products paper has been produced as a result of the BNMS summit meeting in February 2009 and has been given the approval of the MHRA by Graham Matthew who was also present at the summit.

UK Radiopharmacy Group

link pdf


This document is intended to reflect best practice for the radiolabelling of blood components in the UK, and is offered to the Nuclear Medicine community as a reference source based on opinions and experience from senior practitionrs of radiopharmacy.

Very little evidence-based information exists on the subject, and thus the guidance represents current agreed practice in the field.

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