BLOG 2016


The Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), based at the Medway Campus of Canterbury Christ Church University, represents a centre of excellence for postgraduate medical education and research. This evening saw the official opening of the centre, with a drinks reception and keynote speech by Professor Tony Young, the Director of Innovation at NHS England...
The IMS centre at Medway campus includes specialised areas of clinical practice within Cardiology, Otorhinolaryngology and Minimally Invasive Surgery related to General Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics and Urology and supports ground breaking research in the use stem cell technology within clinical practice. The Institute houses a fully equipped clinical skills laboratory enabling clinicians to develop skill and expertise using specialised endoscopic surgical equipment, cardiology diagnostics or otorhinolaryngological techniques and procedures.

The photography was to document the official opening among which included dignitaries and experts in the medical field. Professor Anan Shetty who has just been appointed as a Specialist Adviser to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) gave a keynote speech on the centres research in to stem cell technology, his vast knowledge and insight in to ground breaking medical sciences was very moving. He is also a leading knee and limb reconstruction surgeon, and Professor of Orthopaedics for the University’s Institute of Medical Sciences. The evening ended with networking among the attendees and staff at CCCCU Medway. The photos will be used by the University press office and be distributed to the local and national press.