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  • Band 5 Medical Photographer Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
    Band 5 Medical Photographer Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

    Updated: 19/03/2018

    The position will be based at both St Thomas' and Guy's Hospitals on a rotational basis and represents an exciting opportunity for a qualified and well experienced medical photographer. The Department covers a wide range of clinical requests from well equipped, modern studio facilities, including 2D & 3D imaging, Dermoscopy and video imaging.

  • Senior Clinical Photographer Band 6 (20 hrs) 0.5 WTE
    Senior Clinical Photographer Band 6 (20 hrs) 0.5 WTE

    Updated: 15/03/2018

    We are looking for an experienced senior clinical photographer to join our team. You will already be qualified and AHCS registered and will join a team of thirteen individuals including clinical photographers and graphic designers.

  • IMI 2018 Awards
    IMI 2018 Awards

    Updated: 14/03/2018

    Doors are about to open for the 2018 award submissions. Last year, we saw lots of interesting, professional images giving us an amazing display at the 2017 conference!

  • The Early Bird Catches the Worm…
    The Early Bird Catches the Worm…

    Updated: 12/03/2018

    For all of us fortunate to be going to conference this year for our 50th Anniversary, get booking now as the early bird discount ends on 31st March 2018. Remember… there are a variety of tickets and even more days to choose from this year so even if you can’t make it all, day tickets are available!

  • Temporary Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer (Maternity cover)
    Temporary Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer (Maternity cover)

    Updated: 09/03/2018

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer to join our team on a temporary basis for 10 months to provide maternity cover until February 2019 (Full-time 37.5 hours).

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