Definition: A centre where radiation is used in diagnosis and treatment.


PART A: Minimum Facilities

  • Room for Office /Reception of 12sq. Meters.
  • Consulting Room of 12 sq. Meters.
  • X-ray Room with walls of adequate thickness and lined with lead of barium plaster.
  • Dark Room.
  • Sorting and Filling Room.

PART B: Equipments

  • Equipment: shall be comprehensive, basic and functional and relevant to the discipline(s) being covered by the Centre and in conformity with international regulations for the use of ionizing radiation.

PART C: Public Health Facilities

Public Health Facilities shall be as follows:

  • Staff Room.
  • Covered Dust Bin.
  • Adequate Water Supply –Pipe Borne/Treated Borehole Tanker Service.
  • Toilet Facilities.
  • Adequate arrangement for refuse disposal and upkeep of premises.
  • Adequate arrangement should be made for safe disposal of waste radioactive materials.
  • Staff should be provided with protective clothing and radiation counter shields.
  • Fire Extinguisher, Muster point, Fire certificate

PART D: Staff complement

  • At least a Radiotherapist registered to practice in Nigeria shall be in attendance in whose name the premises is registered.
  • A Radiographer registered to practice in Nigeria.
  • Dark Room Technicians.
  • Receptionist.

NOTE: Business hours shall be clearly displayed in the premises