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West Midlands Medical Illustrator Communications Course

The course will be held on Monday 9th October at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and will run from 09.30 – 16.30 and will include lunch. The course is an interactive / roleplay course where you will play yourself. If you would like to bring your own photographic kit, you are most welcome, but equipment will be available if needed. However the objectives of the course are centred around communication not photography.

The course was set up for staff working in the West Midlands however there are a few places available on the course for those working outside this area, these will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The cost is £150. To book a place please email

Unfortunately there is no free parking available onsite.

Additional Information for CPD

Learning Objective

Each participant should improve their understanding of:

- The importance of communications

- Communicating in difficult circumstances

- Communicating with patient’s who first language is not English

- Use of body language Activity Type

- Study Day CPD Category

- Formal/Educated


We look forward to seeing you there on the day

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12 Coldbath Square
London EC1R 5HL
Tel: 0207 837 2846
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Clinical photography, design and video in healthcare