Applying for a free entry for the 2022 FPM-Hippocrates Open and Health Professional Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the 2020 FPM-Hippocrates Open Prize winner Sarah James, we are very pleased to be able to provide a limited number of free entries for writers on low incomes. 

These will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, and will cover the submission of one poem each for 10 poets in the FPM-Hippocrates Prize Open Category and 10 poets in the FPM-Hippocrates Prize Health Professional Category. 

To qualify, you should be in receipt in one or more of the following: Jobseekers Allowance, Income Support, Working Tax Credit, Universal Credit, income-related ESA, Working Tax Credit, Council Tax Support, Pension Credit, Housing Benefit, or international equivalents. 

To apply for a free entry, please email your poem to along with a scan of a recent letter showing your eligibility.  All entries are anonymised.

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