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For individuals who have involvement or association with, or have an interest in Medical Illustration but who are not working towards one of our recognised qualifications.

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For those engaged in medical illustration and who hold a professional qualification approved by Council. Professional Members are entitled to use the letters MIMI after their name.

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Latest Articles

  • PSA Kitemark
    PSA Kitemark

    Added:19 May 2017

    Medical Illustrators whose registration with the AHCS is current are permitted to use the PSA kitemark. Available here.

  • Band 5 Medical Photographer at Medical Illustration Department Frimley Health Foundation Trust
    Band 5 Medical Photographer at Medical Illustration Department Frimley Health Foundation Trust

    Added:09 May 2017

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Medical Illustration Department of Frimley Health Foundation Trust, providing a range of photographic and graphic services across the Trust.

  • Notification letter to NHS organisations
    Notification letter to NHS organisations

    Added:08 May 2017

    As a consequence of CAMIP registrants moving across to join the AHCS register in April 2017, the Professional Standards Authority issued a statement recommending that employers should only employ registered medical illustrators.

  • AHCS Newsletter
    AHCS Newsletter

    Added:03 May 2017

    PSA have issued a statement outlining the Authority’s recommendation to use Accredited Register practitioners.

  • Medical Photographer, Band 5 Mid Essex Hospitals
    Medical Photographer, Band 5 Mid Essex Hospitals

    Added:28 April 2017

    We require an experienced clinical photographer to join our team. The department is a busy unit photographing approximately 9000 patients per year across a wide range of departments.

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