Listen to and read about the Hippocrates Prize poems

All prize winning and commended entries in the Hippocrates Prize are published in annual anthologies.†See link to order an anthology.

You can also read excerpts and hear winning poems:

Readings of Hippocrates Prize winning poems from the 2011-2018 Hippocrates Prize awards

2018†Guardian Poem of the Week -†Husk†by Margot Armbruster, shortlisted for the 2018†Hippocrates Young Poet Prize for Poetry and Medicine.†

2017 FPM Hippocrates Health Professional Award Winner Andrew Dimitri from Sydney: †It will make a fine hospital†- featured as Poem of the Week in†The Guardian.

2017†Wall Street Journal feature on 2017 judge Dr Rafael Campo,†A Doctor Explains the Healing Power of Poetry:†patients and their doctors.

2014†Listen to judge Robert Francis QC discussing the Hippocrates shortlist with Martha Kearney on the BBC's World at One†and hear extracts of shortlisted poems

2014†See article in the†New Criterion†about the Hippocrates Awards by judge Dr Theodore Dalrymple

2013 †See Lancet review†of†2103 Hippocrates Awards Anthology

2011†Case histories: the poetry of medicine. Guardian article by Mark Lawson on the 2011 Hippocrates Awards

2010†Independent newspaper article on the 2010 Hippocrates Awards and excerpts†from award-winning poems 'Treatments' by Si‚n Hughes and 'Time to Get Ready' by Edward Picot.

2010†BBC World Service Newshour interview with Donald Singer by Claire Bolderson: †Includes reading of commended entry by Canadian poet Garry Geddes.


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