Workforce Information

A number of studies have been undertaken in recent years concerning the workforces of ACPSEM members. This section will contain links to some of the more recent information available. There is limited information available for biomedical engineering and radiopharmaceutical science.

ACPSEM Member Workforces

In 2014, ACPSEM prepared a short summary of the workforce situation for medical physics and radiopharmaceutical science for the Australian Government Department of Health.

ACPSEM Workforce Summary April 2014

Medical Physics Workforce

Health Workforce Australia (now defunct) published the results of an informal study of across the medical physics professions in 2012.

HWA Medical Physics Workforce Study September 2012

Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Workforce

In 2012, Allen Consulting (now ACIL Allen Group) conducted a study of the radiation oncologist, radiation therapist and radiation oncology medical physics workforces, and made projections for the next 10 years. This is a supplementary document to Planning for the Best, the Tripartite Strategic Plan. In 2013, RANZCR undertook an project to update the figures in the 2012 report.

Allen Consulting RO Workforce Study 2012

RANZCR Update 2013

Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Workforces

The term Diagnostic Imaging when used by ACPSEM in this context covers both the radiology and nuclear medicine medical physics workforces. In 2012, John Cormack used data to analyse current and future workforce situations.

Cormack Analysis DIMP Workforce 2012