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Medical Photography & Illustration

Medical Photography/ Illustration provide a visual communication service for the Foundation Trust and the Primary Care Trust.

We operate on four sites - Bishop Auckland Hospital,  Darlington Memorial Hospital,  Shotley Bridge Community Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham.

Clinical photography may be undertaken for hospital notes treatment planning teaching and research.

The department is staffed by professionally qualified clinical photographers working within the Institute of Medical Illustration guidelines to produce images to the highest standard.

All specialities are covered with a particular emphasis on Ophthalmology (retinal photography O.C.T and fundus fluorescien angiography), Plastic Surgery, Dermatology and Orthodontics.

We have purpose build studios within each department -  however photography is also available on location within the clinical setting if required.

We offer a comprehensive medico-legal photography service to solicitors and clinicians.

Additionally visual art material is prepared for education research and publication along with the provision of video and graphics services.

Please contact us at Darlington Memorial Hospital or University Hospital of North Durham if you require more information about our service.

Bishop Auckland Hospital Mon Tue Wed & Fri 9 - 12.30, 01388 455129

Darlington Memorial Hospital Monday - Friday 9 - 5, 01325 743093

University Hospital of North Durham Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5, 0191 333 2210

Shotley Bridge Community Hospital Part time photography service to cover clinics and theatre list. Contact Durham for opening times

'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very thankful and relieved patient'.

Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital of North Durham