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Latest Articles

  • Draft guidance materials for making and using medical recordings
    Draft guidance materials for making and using medical recordings

    Added:20 July 2011

    An invitation to review a set of guidance materials around 'making and using clinical and healthcare recordings for learning and teaching'. The materials have been developed by a collaboration of cross-sector organisations and individuals (including the GMC, Wellcome Trust, Institute of Medical Illustrators, MEDEV and individual practitioners).

  • GMC consultation - child protection guidance
    GMC consultation - child protection guidance

    Added:07 July 2011

    GMC consultation on draft child protection guidance

  • Please write to your MP in Westminster
    Please write to your MP in Westminster

    Added:01 July 2011

    IMI is recommending that all members should write to their Westminster MPs to raise awareness of issues regarding regulation

  • Children’s Craniofacial Surgery
    Children’s Craniofacial Surgery

    Added:13 May 2011

    Oxford Medical Illustration’s Clinical Photographers star in the BBC2 three part series, ‘Children’s Craniofacial Surgery’.

  • GMC guidelines 2011
    GMC guidelines 2011

    Added:03 May 2011

    The General Medical Council (GMC) has published new guidance for doctors, Making and using visual and audio recordings of patients. The guidance comes into effect on 9 May 2011, when it replaces the previous version of the guidance which was issued in 2002.

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