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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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  • 2015 Elections to IMI Council
    2015 Elections to IMI Council

    Updated: 28/05/2015

    This year nominations are requested to fill two vacancies for election as Members of Council. The closing date to reach our solicitors is Friday July 31st 2015.

  • Ophthalmic Photographer - Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    Ophthalmic Photographer - Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Updated: 21/05/2015

    We are among only five Trusts in the country to receive a 40 Top Hospital award for eleven consecutive years. Having become a centre for the treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and positive Ophthalmic photographer to join our team to help provide a comprehensive photographic service to our Trust and external customers.

  • Senior Clinical Photographer - St Lukes Hospital, Bradford
    Senior Clinical Photographer - St Lukes Hospital, Bradford

    Updated: 19/05/2015

    This is a rare opportunity for a senior clinical photographer to join our team on a part-time basis. You will already be qualified and CAMIP registered and will join a team of eleven individuals including clinical photographers and graphic designers.

  • IMI Conference 2015 online booking now live
    IMI Conference 2015 online booking now live

    Updated: 15/05/2015

    The online booking system is now up and running for this year’s conference. Secure your place and accommodation now!

  • Reminder IMI Membership Subscription 2015 - 16
    Reminder IMI Membership Subscription 2015 - 16

    Updated: 13/05/2015

    It is now May and, there are still a high number of members who have not renewed their IMI subscriptions for 2015-16 that were due on the of 1st April.

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    Jan 2015
    Heidelberg Engineering Educational Programme 2015

    Heidelberg Engineering are specialists in ophthalmic imaging equipment and through their Academy they offer training on Heidelberg Engineering products.

  • 03
    Jun 2015
    Photographing Patterned Injuries, A Forensic Approach

    "Photographing Patterned Injuries, A Forensic Approach", Marc Smith: Forensic Medical Photographer and Illustrator from the Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine. To be held at The Medical Illustration Dept, Block 7, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. NP20 4EZ

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