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Why Take Clinical Photographs

Why take clinical photographs?

  • To aid diagnosis (Ophthalmic photography is a good example of this)
  • Accurately record the progress of conditions and their response to treatment
  • Add value to research
  • Aid teaching of other healthcare professionals and publications
  • Used in litigation
  • Neonatal bereavement

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital