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Since 1968 IMI has set and maintained standards for the medical illustration profession, bringing together the disciplines of clinical photography, medical art, illustration, graphic design and video within healthcare.

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  • Midlands Regional Meeting
    Midlands Regional Meeting

    Updated: 02/11/2017

    Major Incident Preparedness for Clinical Photographers and Christmas Social

  • IMI Conference Handbook is now available!
    IMI Conference Handbook is now available!

    Updated: 04/10/2017

    The IMI Conference Handbook is now available for you to view! A full packed programme of inspiring speakers, workshops and a trade show full of the latest kit.

  • IMI News September 2017 now available
    IMI News September 2017 now available

    Updated: 29/09/2017

    The September 2017 edition of IMI News is now available for your viewing pleasure.

  • Topcon Clinical Trainer / Clinical Affairs Specialist - Location: West/East/Central Midlands
    Topcon Clinical Trainer / Clinical Affairs Specialist - Location: West/East/Central Midlands

    Updated: 27/09/2017

    Topcon (Great Britain) Limited are looking for a competent individual to provide advanced levels of clinical training and application support across a range of high end Digital Imaging and Fundus capturing systems, OCT and Automated Vision Testing Systems to external and internal customers in both the Optometry and hospital sectors throughout the UK. The individual will also be required to attend and support at major company exhibitions and events.

  • West Midlands Medical Illustrator Communication Course
    West Midlands Medical Illustrator Communication Course

    Updated: 25/09/2017

    The course will be held on Monday 9th October at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and will run from 09.30 – 16.30 and will include lunch. The course is an interactive / roleplay course where you will play yourself. If you would like to bring your own photographic kit, you are most welcome, but equipment will be available if needed. However the objectives of the course are centred around communication not photography.

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