MSt tutor Jane Draycott wins 2014 Open International Hippocrates poetry prize

MSt tutor, Jane Draycott has won the 2014 Hippocrates NHS and Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine.

The judges were poet Philip Gross, barrister Robert Francis QC and Mumsnet Editor Sarah Crown.

“Jane Draycott’s winning poem The Return concerns the many sanatoria around the world left standing very much as the day they were abandoned decades ago, remaining as if on stand-by for whenever their time comes again.”

The prize was presented at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on May 10th.

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