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DEADLINE FOR ENTRY FOR ALL CATEGORIES IS FRIDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2019
Sponsors to be announced

Best Support for Independent Pharmacists


Who should enter

Editors

Criteria

Avicenna exists to support independent pharmacists in all that they do. This award is designed to honour the title that best supports our sector. Prove to us that you take our issues seriously and that you have campaigned on our behalf. Demonstrate you understand what matters to independents and how you have helped the wider industry take our issues seriously in the past 12 months.

How to enter

Please submit three examples of work from 2019 that highlight how your publication is going the extra mile to support independent pharmacy. Please also write a 150 word statement explaining why you think your publication deserves this worthy award and why you are ahead of the competition.

 


Pharmacy Writer of the Year


Who should enter

Staff or freelance Reporters/News or Features Editors/Section Heads with more than 2 years pharmacy writing experience

Criteria

We want to find a writer who can demonstrate an intelligent understanding of the sector. Show us how you develop stories that push boundaries and create debate in the sector.

How to enter

Please submit three examples of work from 2019 that best demonstrate your ability to identify a story and write it in a compelling and original way. Please support your entry with a 150 word statement justifying why you think you should win this award.

 


Freelancer of the Year


Who should enter

Nominate a freelancer or freelancers may enter themselves

Criteria

The popularity of this category last year was over-whelming! We want to continue to recognise these unsung heroes who support this sector but often stay under the radar. Nominate a freelance writer who not only writes to the brief, but stretches it to the maximum, generating ideas and content beyond your expectations. Show us examples of how they have developed a story to make it their own, or how they have raised the bar to extend the brief to create a much more impactful and meaningful piece of journalism.

How to enter

Please submit three examples of the freelancer’s work that best demonstrates their writing skill for your publication. Support this with a 150 word statement telling us why you think their writing has so much impact within the industry.

 


Best Newcomer


Who should enter

Writers with a max of 2 years pharmacy writing experience

Criteria

We want to find a writer with less than two years experience in the industry who can prove they a rising star. Show us that you have a real enthusiasm for pharmacy. Demonstrate how much you have challenged yourself to to develop stories that create impact in the sector and driven debate and change.

How to enter

Please submit three examples of your work that best demonstrate your writing and enthusiasm for the industry. Include a 150 word statement telling us why you think you should win this award.

 


Best Educational Support


Who should enter

Writers/Editors

Criteria

Keeping up with training is one of the toughest challenges pharmacists and their teams face. Show us how you cater for this need. Do you develop CPD modules? Or perhaps you have published some excellent educational pieces that perhaps confronted a more difficult subject or motivated readers to step up and make a change?

How to enter

Please submit three examples of your educational work with a 150 word supporting statement saying why you think your publication is the best at offering education to pharmacists and their teams.