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2015 Michael Pittilo Essay Prize winners

rebecca gardinerWe are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Michael Pittilo Essay Prize:

1st Rebecca Gardiner, 4th Year Medical Student, Brighton and Sussex Medical School – read the winning essay here.

2nd Christina Panton, 1st Year Occupational Therapy Student,  The University of Brighton. To read her essay click here.

Joint 3rd Henry Ezenwa Mah, 1st Year Student Nurse, Northumbria University  and Zoe McKinnell, 1st Year Medical Student, Keith B Taylor Global Scholars Program, Northumbria University and St Georges Medical School. To read Henry’s essay click here. To read Zoe’s essay click here.

The winning essay has been published in International Therapist Journal .  International Therapist is the membership journal of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). FHT was founded in 1962 and is the UK and Ireland’s largest professional association for complementary, holistic beauty and sports therapists. It runs an Accredited Register, approved by the Professional Standards Authority, which lists more than 10,000 complementary therapists.  Look out for Rebbeca’s essay in the October edition. 

Many congratulations to the winners, who win monetary prizes, and places at a major healthcare conference later in the year.  Thanks to all of you for your efforts and for entering the Michael Pittilo Essay Competition 2015.

The Michael Pittilo Essay Prize is made possible by the generous support of Waitrose.