Verification of Radiotherapy Permit for Dharmais Cancer Hospital in JakartaKembali 03 Oktober 2023 | Berita BAPETEN
BAPETEN through the directorate of Licensing and Radioactive Substances, carried out Verification of Radiotherapy Facilities at Dharmais Cancer Hospital on September 25-28, 2023 regarding applications for Approval of Design Modification Results. Verification activities at Radiotherapy Facilities aim to ensure that the addition and operation of new aircraft modalities in Radiotherapy activities is declared safe for the safety of workers, patients, the community and the environment.
Verification to ensure that the design that has been built complies with safety standards through calculations of radiation barrier building designs and that the main equipment, supporting equipment, human resources, and operating procedures for these activities have met radiation safety requirements.
The Inspection Team chaired by the Coordinator of the Health Facilities Licensing Function Group-BAPETEN, Iin Indartati acting as Chair of the Inspector Team with members Made Pramayuni, Ahmad Maulana, Yaya Umaya and Dwi Cahyadi, carried out verification for the application for additional radiotherapy aircraft using the Elekta Type Synergy brand Linac aircraft.
The scope of the onsite inspection includes document and technical checks on the suitability of the design of the built facilities and the adequacy of the thickness of the radiation barrier in the radiotherapy bunker, ensuring the performance of the main equipment and supporting equipment, carrying out radiation exposure measurements and dosimetry testing as well as ensuring patient flow and the ability of personnel to operate the Linac aircraft in accordance standard.
From the results of the radiotherapy operation permit verification, the Hospital is committed to completing the findings submitted by the BAPETEN team within a certain time limit. Any deficiencies in the form of these findings are considered as technical input and suggestions for fulfilling radiation safety in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.
For Dharmais Cancer Hospital, with the issuance of the radiotherapy permit, the addition of the Linac aircraft is expected to improve services for cancer patients, in line with its vision, namely "Becoming a Caring & Smart National Cancer Center''. [DPFRZR/Dwiang/BHKK/Bams/RP]