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Doctors for the NHS £700 Essay Prizes

Doctors for the NHS are delighted to announce our 2023 Essay Competition, the second year for the Peter Fisher Essay Competition Prize, in association with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Journal of the RSM.

First prize: £500.

Second prize: £200.

We are repeating the Essay Prize this year again with £700 prize money in association with the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine who again have offered to consider publishing the winning entry. The title this year is: Is the 1948 model of access to free healthcare still appropriate today?  We seldom hear Trainees’ views expressed in essay form on topics such as this. It is instructive for us and we hope for them as well.

Enclosed is a flyer for the prize: 2023 Essay Competition

Further details are on the website:


Doctors for the NHS (DFNHS) is a non-political organisation which originated in 1976 as the NHS Consultants Association. We believe that the NHS should be based on service and cooperation, not market forces or competition, and that it should be professionally led. Within our 550 members are doctors from all disciplines, including doctors in training. Further details are available on https://www.doctorsforthenhs.org.uk/




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