In collaboration with The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, The Doctors for the NHS essay prize is open to all doctors in training. 

Doctors for the NHS are offering a prize of £500 for the best essay with the title: “ If I was Minister of Health …”

First prize £500
Second prize £200
Third prize 1 year’s free membership of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Winning essay to be published, subject to editorial approval, in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicinea leading voice in the UK and internationally for medicine and healthcare.

  • Your essay should be under 2000 words
  • Closing date for submission 31st July 2020
  • Essays should be submitted by email to:
  • Any questions about the competition can be sent to this address

For more information please visit the website and also view the flyer