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Video for the public about exposure to radiation

To accompany the latest review of the radiation doses to the UK population that was mentioned in the EUTERP news feed of 2 September, PHE has made a video (4 mins) to explain that everyday we are all exposed to ionizing radiation (with almost all of the exposure from natural sources in the environment and for medical reasons). A free downloadable graphic of the average dose to the UK population is also available. The annual average radiation dose of 2.7 mSv to the UK population has not changed since the last review in 2005 although there has been a slight increase in exposures from CT examinations.