Physicists, engineers and technologists play vital roles in delivering our healthcare. IPEM is the professional organisation that represents this workforce. We are a charity with around 4,300 members from healthcare, academia and industry.
Some members help to ensure that patients are correctly diagnosed and safely treated for illnesses such as cancer and stroke. Some develop, maintain and manage medical equipment such as MRI and ultrasound scanners, X-ray machines, drug delivery systems and patient monitors.
Other members' research and innovation leads to new technologies and methods that improve on existing medical treatments. They provide new solutions that enable people with injuries or long-term conditions to complete everyday tasks.
IPEM’s strategic objectives are to:
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IPEM recognises and values the importance of diversity in its employees and membership.
We actively promote the richness that diversity engenders and take the commitment to equal opportunities seriously.
We base our relationships with members, employees, partners and other stakeholders on mutual respect and appreciation of individual differences.
For some examples of the steps we have taken to achieve diversity, equality and inclusion please click here
To see our Equality Policy Statement please click here
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