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  • The winner of this years HeSCA exchange is
    The winner of this years HeSCA exchange is

    Added:21 April 2011

    The winner of the HeSCA exchange programme wins a free conference ticket, travel and accommodation - a prize in excess of £1000!

  • Regulation Update
    Regulation Update

    Added:17 March 2011

    The recent publication of two key documents by HM Government "Reducing Regulation Made Simple" and the Command Paper "Enabling Excellence" would appear to confirm recent suggestions that the Coalition Government does not support statutory regulation as the standard for healthcare professionals and yet again this throws into question IMI and CAMIP’s on-going quest for the statutory regulation of clinical photographers despite their application being approved by the Health Professions Council in 2003/04.

  • David Bishop wins special award in the Wellcome Image Awards
    David Bishop wins special award in the Wellcome Image Awards

    Added:24 February 2011

    David has been taking photographs since he was seven years old (using his mum's box Brownie). He says: "I knew I wanted to work in medical photography after I completed work experience at the North Middlesex Hospital when I was 15."

  • IMI New Branding, Logo and web site
    IMI New Branding, Logo and web site

    Added:11 February 2011

    IMI Council have decided that the new logo and branding should be used with immediate effect.

  • HPC in Focus - February 2011 (33)
    HPC in Focus - February 2011 (33)

    Added:10 February 2011

    The latest newsletter from the Health Professions Council is now available from the link below... HPC in Focus

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