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Biography

I am an Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiography, specialising in Medical Physics. I have previously worked 20 years as a state registered Clinical Scientist in the NHS and bring a broad range of experience and expertise to this academic role, specifically in the areas of CT scanning, patient dosimetry, image quality and radiation safety. I have a over 20 peer reviewed publications to date.

Research

Technology evaluation

Patient and staff safety

Innovative technologies

Process improvement

Teaching

Teaching interests

Radiography

CT scanning

Radiation safety

Dose and image quality optimisation

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-98: University of Newcastle Upon Tyne - BSc (Hons)
  • 01-JAN-01: University of Leeds - MSc

  • 01-SEP-99: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Clinical Scientist (Medical Physics)

  • HCPC, Clinical Scientist
  • IPEM, Member

  • IPEM Diagnostic Radiology Special Interest Group,

  • English

Publications

TitleThe Yorkshire Kidney Screening Trial (YKST): protocol for a feasibility study of adding non-contrast abdominal CT scanning to screen for kidney cancer and other abdominal pathology within a trial of community-based CT screening for lung cancer. (2022)
AuthorsUsher-Smith JA;Godoy A;Burge SW;Burbidge S;Cartledge J;Crosbie PAJ;Eckert C;Farquhar F;Hammond D;Hancock N;Iball GR;Kimuli M;Masson G;Neal RD;Rogerson S;Rossi SH;Sala E;Smith A;Sharp SJ;Simmonds I;Wallace T;Ward M;Callister MEJ;Stewart GD;
JournalBMJ Open
DOI10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063018
 
TitleCombination CT and MRI shoulder arthrography: a novel technique and improved patient journey. (2022)
AuthorsArmstrong T;Henderson DJ;Entwistle I;Iball G;Rowbotham E;
JournalClinical Radiology
DOI10.1016/j.crad.2022.06.020
 
TitleShould Radiation Exposure be an Issue of Concern in Children With Multiple Trauma? (2022)
AuthorsHoward A;West RM;Iball G;Panteli M;Baskshi MS;Pandit H;Giannoudis PV;
JournalAnnals of Surgery
DOI10.1097/SLA.0000000000004204
 
TitleRadiation dose reduction in CT-guided cryoablation of renal tumors. (2021)
AuthorsZhong J;Gallagher M;Hounslow C;Iball G;Wah T;
JournalDiagnostic and Interventional Radiology
DOI10.5152/dir.2021.19548
 
TitleImproving practice in radiology: a quality-improvement project examining CT colonography patient dose and scanning technique. (2021)
AuthorsIball GR;Tolan D;Avery GR;Cope LH;Hoare T;Lambie H;Lowe A;de Noronha RJ;Roberts CL;Wilkinson ME;Woolfall P;
JournalClinical Radiology
DOI10.1016/j.crad.2021.02.010
 
TitleEstablishing scanning protocols for a CT lung cancer screening trial in the UK. (2021)
AuthorsIball GR;Darby M;Gabe R;Crosbie PAJ;Callister MEJ;
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
DOI10.1259/bjr.20201343
 
TitleIPEM Topical Report: An evidence and risk assessment based analysis of the efficacy of quality assurance tests on fluoroscopy units-part II; image quality. (2020)
AuthorsShaw D;Worrall M;Baker C;Charnock P;Fazakerley J;Honey I;Iball G;Koutalonis M;Price M;Renaud C;Rose A;Wood T;
JournalPhysics in Medicine and Biology
DOI10.1088/1361-6560/abb92f
 
TitleSynthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun 'True of Voice'. (2020)
AuthorsHoward DM;Schofield J;Fletcher J;Baxter K;Iball GR;Buckley SA;
JournalScientific Reports
DOI10.1038/s41598-019-56316-y
 
TitleIPEM Topical Report: an evidence and risk assessment based analysis of the efficacy of quality assurance tests on fluoroscopy units-part I; dosimetry and safety. (2019)
AuthorsWorrall M;Shaw D;Baker C;Charnock P;Fazakerley J;Honey I;Iball G;Koutalonis M;Price M;Renaud C;Rose A;Wood T;
JournalPhysics in Medicine and Biology
DOI10.1088/1361-6560/ab3bd7
 
TitleAn Estimation of Lifetime Fatal Carcinogenesis Risk Attributable to Radiation Exposure in the First Year Following Polytrauma: A Major Trauma Center's Experience Over 10 Years. (2019)
AuthorsHoward A;West R;Iball G;Panteli M;Pandit H;Giannoudis PV;
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A
DOI10.2106/JBJS.18.01334
 
TitleIPEM Topical Report: an evidence and risk assessment based analysis of the efficacy of tube and generator quality assurance tests on general x-ray units. (2018)
AuthorsHoney I;Rose A;Baker C;Charnock P;Fazakerley J;Iball G;Koutalonis M;Price M;Renaud C;Shaw D;Wood T;Worrall M;
JournalPhysics in Medicine and Biology
DOI10.1088/1361-6560/aaf112
 
TitleA national survey of computed tomography doses in hybrid PET-CT and SPECT-CT examinations in the UK. (2017)
AuthorsIball GR;Bebbington NA;Burniston M;Edyvean S;Fraser L;Julyan P;Parkar N;Wood T;
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
DOI10.1097/MNM.0000000000000672
 
TitleA routine quality assurance test for CT automatic exposure control systems. (2016)
AuthorsIball GR;Moore AC;Crawford EJ;
JournalJournal Of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
DOI10.1120/jacmp.v17i4.6165
 
TitleComputed tomography automatic exposure control techniques in 18F-FDG oncology PET-CT scanning. (2014)
AuthorsIball GR;Tout D;
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
DOI10.1097/MNM.0000000000000064
 
TitleQuality control within the multicentre perfusion CT study of primary colorectal cancer (PROSPeCT): results of an iodine density phantom study. (2014)
AuthorsLewis M;Goh V;Beggs S;Bridges A;Clewer P;Davis A;Foy T;Fuller K;George J;Higginson A;Honey I;Iball G;Mutch S;Neil S;Rivett C;Slater A;Sutton D;Weir N;Wayte S; ;
JournalEuropean Radiology
DOI10.1007/s00330-014-3258-y
 
TitleCardiac computed tomography and conventional angiography in the diagnosis of congenital cardiac disease in children: recent trends and radiation doses. (2011)
AuthorsGherardi GG;Iball GR;Darby MJ;Thomson JD;
JournalCardiology in the Young
DOI10.1017/S1047951111000485
 
TitleUse of lead shielding on pregnant patients undergoing CT scans: Results of an international survey (2011)
AuthorsIball G.R.;Brettle D.S.
JournalRadiography - Elsevier
DOI10.1016/j.radi.2010.12.005
 
TitlePatient and radiographer perspectives of two lead shielding devices for foetal dose reduction in CT scanning (2011)
AuthorsIball G.R.;Brettle D.S.
JournalRadiography - Elsevier
DOI10.1016/j.radi.2011.07.004
 
TitleOrgan and effective dose reduction in adult chest CT using abdominal lead shielding. (2011)
AuthorsIball GR;Brettle DS;
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
DOI10.1259/bjr/53865832
 
TitleModelling the effect of lead and other materials for shielding of the fetus in CT pulmonary angiography. (2008)
AuthorsIball GR;Kennedy EV;Brettle DS;
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
DOI10.1259/bjr/66819221
 
TitleInvestigation into the effects of lead shielding for fetal dose reduction in CT pulmonary angiography. (2007)
AuthorsKennedy EV;Iball GR;Brettle DS;
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
DOI10.1259/bjr/31771954
 
TitleAssessment of tube current modulation in pelvic CT. (2006)
AuthorsIball GR;Brettle DS;Moore AC;
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
DOI10.1259/bjr/50019934
 

Title Author(s)
Dosimetry of CBCT: Methods, doses and clinical consequences (2013)Sykes J.;Lindsay R.;Iball G.;Thwaites D.