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The Guild of Health Writers invites entries to its prestigious Health Writing Awards

All winners receive £750

Deadline for entries July 31 2018

The Awards are open to all freelance and staff writers working in the field of health and medical journalism. All entrants must be based in the UK.

The Awards are free to enter for all members of the Guild of Health Writers based in the UK and working as freelance or staff writers in the area of health and medical journalism.

Up to three categories may be entered. Only one entry per category is permitted. The same piece of work may not be submitted for more than one category.

The Awards are also open to non-members at a fee of £20 per category entered.

CATEGORIES:

AGEING
Sponsored by Diomed Direct
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about health conditions related to the process of ageing and their treatment, if appropriate.

INFANT HEALTHincluding pregnancy
Sponsored by Puressentiel
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national  or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about any aspect of pregnancy or health conditions affecting babies and infants.

LIFESTYLEincluding nutrition, exercise, sleep or other aspects of lifestyle
Sponsored by Waitrose
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about improving health through lifestyle measures such as diet, exercise, sleep or other aspects of lifestyle.

MEN’S HEALTH
Sponsored by FutureYou
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about men’s health conditions, their effects, treatments or other relevant aspects.

MENTAL HEALTH
Sponsored by Kalms Lavender
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about mental health conditions, their effects, treatments or other relevant aspects.

SPECIALIST HEALTHincluding socio-economic/political issues and topics not included in other categories
Sponsored by Medtronic Ltd
Articles or full length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about the effects of political, economic, environmental or social activities that impact human health. Additionally this category accepts any other features about health not covered by the previous categories.

WOMEN’S HEALTH
Sponsored by Pukka Herbs
Articles or full-length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about women’s health conditions, their effects, treatments or other relevant aspects.

YOUNG JOURNALIST – 25 and under
Sponsored by Bimuno
Articles or full length features, not news stories, published online or in national or regional publications. Articles should give accurate information about any aspect of health or healthcare.

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 Entry fee:

  • Guild members: free to enter
  • Non-Guild members: £20 per category entered.  Up to three categories may be entered.

 If you are NOT a Guild member, please pay directly into the Guild’s account by online/telephone banking:

Account Name: The Guild of Health Writers
Account Number: 65085497
Sort Code: 08-92-99
Reference: FirstnameSurname-Awards

The reference will allow us to identify your payment, verify your entry and send a receipt. 

All entries to be received no later than July 31 2018.

Entry Form:

All entries must be made online.

To enter the awards please complete the form below: 

Full Name (required):

Pen Name (if different from name above or name being used for payment):

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You may enter up to three categories. Please submit only one article per category. This article should be attached as a PDF file. If you wish to insert a URL and do not have a PDF of the article. Please just attach a blank PDF file making sure the URL is copied and pasted into the Article Title field. Please do not submit files larger than 8MB.

Articles must have been published between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.

If you only have print cuttings, you must copy, scan and submit them as pdfs.

The same piece of work cannot be submitted in more than one category.

FULL TITLES OF ARTICLE/S SUBMITTED WITH PUBLICATION & DATE

(Articles published between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.)

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I am a Guild member, no entry fee required

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I am not a Guild member. I wish to enter the awards and join the Guild at the same time. I agree to pay the £50 membership fee. (If my membership application is not accepted any outstanding amount will be refunded.)

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