Dr Nick Imm

Dr Nick Imm


Surgeon Commander Nick Imm BM, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, DTMH.

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

Nick is the Principal Medical Officer at HMS Nelson.  He's also 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

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 …

Peyronie's Disease Health Information

This is a condition in which patches of scar tissue (fibrous plaques) develop along the shaft of the penis. This can result in changes in the shape (bending or …

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. …

Ankylosing Spondylitis Professional Reference

Introduction Synonyms: rheumatoid spondylitis, Marie-Strümpell disease, von Bechterew's disease Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic seronegative …

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 …