We are pleased to announce three new, exciting, annual APPM competitions (open to members and non-members).
The annual competition is for each academic year. To be considered for any of the competitions please submit your entry prior to 1st September.
All prize winners will be notified within 2 months of the closing date.
Please submit your entry to the email@example.com
We are looking to improve and expand the photos on the APPM website, and so are inviting entries for a photography competition.
Please send us your entries on a theme of "What Paediatric Palliative Care Means to Me" .
The entries will be viewed and scored by members of the APPM executive committee. The winning entry each year will be announced in our newsletter, with the winning photograph included on our website. The winner will also receive a certificate and prize (usually either a book voucher or a book). Runner-up photographs may also be considered for use on the website.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any entries (and to request a copy of our consent form for use of the photographs in the APPM display and website).
Please submit any entries prior to 1st September each year for consideration in our yearly prize
Please also adhere to your local consent policy if taking or sharing photographs of patients or families.
Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition
This is open to all medical or nursing undergraduate students each academic year (annual competition).
Please write a 500 word essay entitled "What Paediatric Palliative Care Means to Me".
Please send your entry to email@example.com by 1st September each year. The essays will be reviewed and scored by members of the APPM executive committee, and the winner will be contacted by email within two months of the closing date. The winning entry will have their essay printed in the APPM autumn newsletter that year and will receive a certificate and prize (book or book voucher). The essays judged to be in second and third place will also receive a certificate.
Postgraduate Audit Competition
Open to all postgraduate non-medical grade doctors or nurses working in paediatric palliative care.
This is an annual competition.
Please complete an audit, on a topic of your choosing, that is relevant to Paediatric Palliative Medicine. Please send a powerpoint presentation of your audit (maximum of 20 slides) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st July each year. The audits will be reviewed and scored by members of the APPM executive committee, and the winner and runner-up will be contacted by email by end of the following September. The winning entry will receive a free place at the following APPM study day (excluding travel and accommodation), where they will receive a certificate and may have the opportunity to do an oral presentation of their audit. The audits judged to be in first, second and third place will all receive certificates and a prize (usually a book voucher or book)