Diagnostics - infrastructure

Requested by: Stuff/ FairFax | Response provided: 2018-12-06
Category: Equipment

I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 23 November 2018. You requested the following information:

•Does the DHB record the amount of radioactive waste being produced/ as a by-product of operating radiology/ diagnostic machines, including but not exclusive to X-rays, PET and CTscans and radiation therapy?

•How much radioactive waste is being produced at the DHB per year?

•How and where is this radioactive waste disposed of?