Sarah James and Judith Wozniak win Hippocrates prizes for poetry and medicine

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Sarah James has won the £1,000 Hippocrates open prize for poetry and medicine, and retired GP Judith Wozniak the £1,000 health professional prize, it was announced last night. 

The awards were made at a live webinar on Friday. Sarah James, from Droitwich, won the open category with her poem ‘People Scare Me Because’. Judith Wozniak, from Fareham in Hampshire, won the heatlh professional category with First Do No Harm.  

The £500 Hippocrates young prize winner was Cynthia Lu from Belmont, Massachusetts, US, for ‘Bright-body’. 

The £500 second prize in the open awards was shared by Clare Best from Woodbridge, Suffolk, and Ian Colin from London. The £250 open third prize was shared by Rosie Jackson from Trudoxhill, Somerset and John Mills from Stone, Staffordshire. 

The £500 second prize in the health rrofessional awards was shared by Oona Chantrell from London  and medical student Lauren Fields from New York. The £250 health professional third prize was shared by Northern Ireland’s programme director for the Human Health Project, Patrick Toland, from Belfast, with a further award to Judith Wozniak.

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