Lifebox Competition 2015

Safe surgery is a global concern and we want to know what it means to you.

Lifebox is pleased to ring the opening bell for our annual competition: an opportunity to win prizes, raise the level of debate about access to safe surgery, and see your work published online for a global audience.

Title: Safe teams, safe surgery: what does it mean to you?

Deadline: midnight, April 15th, 2015.

Format: the judges will consider entries in the form of an original essay (max 500 words), poem, photo or video on the theme of ‘safe teams, safe surgery’.  All languages are welcome.

Open to: anyone with an interest in global surgery.

Note: all submissions must be unpublished original work, with your consent for Lifebox to reproduce any part(s).  Any patient references must be made with permission or changed to respect patient confidentiality.

For your chance to win signed copies of Lifebox Chair and co-founder Atul Gawande’s works, and Malcom Gladwell’s latest books. Follow the competition entry guidelines below.

How to enter:  Complete the Lifebox cover letter available for download here, and return along with your entry by email (info@lifebox.org) or post (21, Portland Place, London W1B 1PY).”