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Clinical Photographer

Clinical Photographer Image

Clinical photographers work closely with doctors and other health care professionals. They produce photographs, videos and other graphical images for use in patient care, medical education and research. They are sometimes known as medical illustrators or medical photographers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Clinical photographers who work in the NHS are called healthcare scientists, and are on the Agenda for Change salary scales. They generally start on Band 5, £30,229 to £37,664 a year. With experience this rises to Band 6, £37,831 to £46,100 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2023.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

As well as the NHS, you might also find jobs with publishing companies of medical textbooks or DVDs, or the departments of medical illustration in medical schools.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
3335
1.6 %
RISE
2029
3390
  United Kingdom
2024
37589
4.3 %
RISE
2029
39222

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

You also need:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of NHS Education Scotland

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Medical Illustrators
Website: http://www.imi.org.uk/
Twitter: @imi_org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amidotorg/

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

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