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  • IMI Conference 2017 booking system now live
    IMI Conference 2017 booking system now live

    Updated: 01/12/2016

    The conference booking system is now live - An 'Early Bird' discount of 10% on selected ticket prices is available until Friday 31st March 2017.

  • Senior Medical Photographer (Band 8a) Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Senior Medical Photographer (Band 8a) Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland

    Updated: 01/12/2016

    For an immediate Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) vacancy. CLOSING DATE: Friday, 16th December 2016 at 3:30 pm

  • Student Representative needed
    Student Representative needed

    Updated: 28/11/2016

    IMI is looking for a new Student Representative to Council.This a great opportunity for a current student member to represent the interests of all IMI students on Council and is also a good insight into how the professional body works. The role provides the chance to gain useful experience, network and develop professionally.

  • AHCS Standards consultation report published
    AHCS Standards consultation report published

    Updated: 01/11/2016

    The Academy for Healthcare Science have published their report on their August 2016 medical illustration standards consultation. The publication follows a preliminary report by AHCS Registrar, Kerry Tinkler, as part of a joint presentation by AHCS and CAMIP at the 2016 IMI Annual Conference in September.

  • Regulation Announcement September 2016
    Regulation Announcement September 2016

    Updated: 19/10/2016

    Representatives from IMI and CAMIP have been working with the Academy for Healthcare Science to develop a branch of the Academy for Healthcare Science’s accredited register for medical illustrat…

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