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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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    Andrew Johnson’s funeral arrangements

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    Andrew's funeral will be at 12.30pm on Thursday 14th August at Polesworth Abbey, High Street, Polesworth, Warks B78 1DU

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    It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Andrew Johnson.

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    Peter Hansell Scholarship Fund

    Updated: 17/06/2014

    Open for applications to support individual study or research in illustrative documentation in medicine.

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    IMI News May 2014

    Updated: 04/06/2014

    The May 2014 edition of IMI News is now available for your viewing pleasure.

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