Category Archives: Poetry and medicine

Creativity and compassion: winners of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open and Health Professional Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Joanne Key from England has been announced by judge Mark Doty as the winner of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine at an awards ceremony at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. Her winning poem was Colony which concerned the distress of

Creativity and compassion: winners of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open and Health Professional Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Joanne Key from England has been announced by judge Mark Doty as the winner of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine at an awards ceremony at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. Her winning poem was Colony which concerned the distress of

Cherishing life and health: the 2017 Hippocrates Awards for poetry and medicine

Poets from Ireland, the UK, the USA, Australia and Canada are among the winners of major awards in this year’s £6,000 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine, announced at an awards ceremony at Harvard in the USA this weekend. The Hippocrates Open Awards

Cherishing life and health: the 2017 Hippocrates Awards for poetry and medicine

Poets from Ireland, the UK, the USA, Australia and Canada are among the winners of major awards in this year’s £6,000 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine, announced at an awards ceremony at Harvard in the USA this weekend. The Hippocrates Open Awards

Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details

Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details

Launch of 2016 Hippocrates Prize

Poet Wendy French, Harvard physician and poet Rafael Campo, and Gareth Powell, Secretary of the Methodist Church, will judge the 2016 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine international and UK NHS awards.The judges are joined by poet Siân Hughes, who

Launch of 2016 Hippocrates Prize

Poet Wendy French, Harvard physician and poet Rafael Campo, and Gareth Powell, Secretary of the Methodist Church, will judge the 2016 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine international and UK NHS awards.The judges are joined by poet Siân Hughes, who