Dr Nick Imm

Dr Nick Imm

Surgeon Commander, Medical Author


Nick Imm qualified in 1993 and joined EMIS as a clinical author for Patient.info in 2013.

Nick has worked as the Principal Medical Officer at HMS Nelson. He has also been a locum GP on the NHS Hampshire Primary Care Trust Medical Performers List, a sessional GP with Care UK and a part-time freelance writer.

Recent articles

Health Information

Circumcision Health Information

A circumcision is an operation to remove the skin covering the top of the penis (the glans). This skin is called the foreskin. Circumcision is mostly done in babies and …

Professional Reference

Ascaris Lumbricoides Professional Reference

Ascaris lumbricoides is a nematode (roundworm) which inhabits the intestines of humans. It measures 13-35 cm in length and may live in the gut for 6-24 months. …

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Professional Reference

Introduction Synonyms: rheumatoid spondylitis, Marie-Strümpell disease, von Bechterew's disease Trending Articles …

Professional Reference

Dysphagia Professional Reference

Dysphagia is defined as difficulty in swallowing. It is usually associated either with pharyngeal or oesophageal disease. [ 1 , 2 ] There is a spectrum of possible …

Professional Reference

Tourette's Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Professional Reference

Synonyms: Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (the eponym originating from the full surname), Brissaud's syndrome, Guinon's disease, compulsive swearing syndrome, …