2010 Hippocrates Prize Judges

Dannie Abse  Poet and chest physician, whose celebrated writings have brought him many literary awards and distinctions, including election as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature and an honorary doctorate from the University of Wales. His New Selected Poemswas recently published by Hutchinson.

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh  NHS medical director. Sir Bruce is an eminent cardiac surgeon and Past-President of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland.

2010 Hippocrates Shortlisting

James Naughtie Broadcaster, journalist and writer, is a presenter of Today on BBC Radio 4 and host of Radio 4's monthly Bookclub. He worked as a political correspondent at Westminster for many years and has written two books on the Blair era, and an account of the story of classical music. He is Chancellor of the University of Stirling, a trustee of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and  a Fellow of the British-American Project.

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