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2014 Student Essay Prize Title:

"Coping with your own vulnerability in caring for a person who has a long-term condition"

This is a good opportunity to enhance your CV. The winning essay will be published in the Journal of Holistic Healthcare and the top three entries on our website.

This is the eighth student essay prize and this year we invite you to consider a caring situation with which you have been involved and write about how you felt.

Please tell us your story.

Closing date: 31st March 2014

Click HERE to download the flyer with full instructions


2013 Student Essay Competition 

 We are very pleased to announce: 

The WINNER of the BHMA 2013 student essay prize:

Kundan Iqbal

Congratulations to Kundan who is a student at the University of Newcastle. She submitted a very accomplished essay with the title specified in this year's competition:

The importance of holism in medical care today

and ways this can be promoted

Kundan has received her prize of £250 and her essay will be published in the forthcoming issue of the Journal of Holistic healthcare. Read Kundan's essay HERE.

Congratulations also to the TWO RUNNERS UP: Vishnu Parameshwaran from Oxford University (READ Vishnu's essay) and Michael Modell from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (READ Michael's essay).

Kundan, Vishnu and Michael each receive one year complimentary full BHMA membership and all remaining entrants receiving one year complementary online membership.


Winners of past BHMA annual essay prizes can be read below

2012  Reanne Jones   'Tears of Joy, tears of sorrow.'                    

2011  Thea Collins      2030. What made the NHS sustainable?

2010 Jason Ferdjani    Improving global well being, improving personal

well being (Jhh vol 7.1)                       

2009 Krishna Steedhar Student’s health matters 

2008 Phoebe Votolato  Being a Medical student

2007 Lewis Morgan     A good holistic practitioner 

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