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Latest Articles

  • Regulation Update
    Regulation Update

    Added:10 June 2012

    The publication last year of two key documents by HM Government "Reducing Regulation Made Simple" and the Command Paper "Enabling Excellence" confirmed that the Coalition Government does not support statutory regulation as the standard for healthcare professionals and confirmed that the profession’s on-going quest for the statutory regulation of clinical photographers is now redundant despite being approved by the Health Professions Council in 2003/04.

  • Medical Art Internships
    Medical Art Internships

    Added:21 May 2012

    Can your department help? We are hoping to set up internships for our best MSc Medical Art graduates from the University of Dundee.

  • Peter Cull
    Peter Cull

    Added:02 May 2012

    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Professor Peter Cull MBE.

  • Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology
    Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology

    Added:25 April 2012

    Send us your best photo to illustrate the fascination of clinical and basic research in ophthalmology and win attractive prizes. The topic of the competition is "The Best Photo in Vision Research and Ophthalmology". The photography may therefore illustrate all topics in the field of Ophthalmology & Vision Research. Be creative! Deadline 31 may 2012

  • The Combined Royal Colleges Medal 2012
    The Combined Royal Colleges Medal 2012

    Added:24 April 2012

    Call for nominations. Any person of any nationality, whether a member of The Society or not, is entitled to submit work or to be nominated for the Award.

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