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Via the BMJ (Vol 337 11th October) a short piece about Gina Glover, an artist who has just finished a year long residency at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust

For more see Art In Hospitals which is a catalogue of her work across a huge range of health settings in the UK, for example documenting life in a renal centre.

Arranged striped socks to mimic a human karyotype

Striped Socks arranged as human karyotype (?), from 2003.

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Doctors' ties arranged to demonstrate sperm morphology

The BMJ reports that:

"last week Glover, who has worked in more than 15 hospitals across the country, was awarded a medal from the Royal Photographic Society for advances in photography in public spaces. She has said that one of the challenges of working in hospitals is ensuring that she captures the complex and emotive areas of medicine with accuracy and sensitivity."