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Latest Articles

  • 2012 Conference Group Photograph
    2012 Conference Group Photograph

    Added:20 September 2012

    The group photograph from the 2012 conference in Glasgow is now available for download.

  • Norman K Harrison Medal 2012
    Norman K Harrison Medal 2012

    Added:19 September 2012

    Stephen Palmer has been awarded the Norman K Harrison medal by the IMI Chairman, Ross Milligan. The award was made at this year's IMI Conference in Glasgow.

  • Honorary Recognition for IMI Member
    Honorary Recognition for IMI Member

    Added:04 September 2012

    A Medical Photographer and IMI member who works for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been granted honorary membership of the Royal College of Radiologists. Nick Taylor, who works at Eastbourne District General Hospital, has provided high quality images over the last five years for one of the College's Fellowship exams. In the process, he has created a bank of over 500 case studies from which the examiners can now choose.

  • Professor Mike Pringle
    Professor Mike Pringle

    Added:31 August 2012

    The Royal College of General Practitioners has announced that Professor Mike Pringle has been elected as the next President of the College following a national ballot of its membership. As President of the RCGP Professor Pringle will also become President of IMI.

  • Caldicott Guardian Manual Scotland
    Caldicott Guardian Manual Scotland

    Added:30 August 2012

    Since the Caldicott Report was published in 1997, the need for data sharing among health professionals (and non-health professionals) across organisations and sectors has increased. This manual introduces some specific legislation that enables sharing of data.

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