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Friday, 31 December 2010

Competition for a Poem on a Medical Subject

This is an annual poetry competition and there are two ways of entering. The open category is for anyone anywhere - it is an international competition - but there is also a separate category for anyone who is or has ever been employed by the UK's National Health Service.
The prizes are pretty impressive.

Open International awards
£5000  1st prize   
£1000  2nd prize  
£ 500  3rd prize
Twenty commended entries - £ 50  

NHS awards
£5000  1st Prize  
£1000  2nd Prize
£ 500  3rd Prize
Twenty commended entries - £ 50  

The 2011 judging panel includes Gwyneth Lewis who is Wales’ first National Poet and Professor Steve Field CBE, Chairman of the Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners from 2007-2010. 

Deadline January 31st  ---  click on the title of this post for more information

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