Our 2017 competition is now over. We will be announcing next year’s essay question in the next few months.
Now in its eighth year, this prestigious award is named after the late Professor Michael Pittilo, Vice Chancellor of Robert Gordon University, a scientist, educationalist and champion of inter-professional education. The annual essay prize is open to all health and social care students in the UK.
Read essays from past winners
The Michael Pittilo Essay Prize is made possible by the generous support of Waitrose.