Essay Prize 2017 – Winner

Abbey Cahill Kearns is the winner of the 2017 prize with her essay entitled ‘Killing and letting die – flaws in the current UK medico-legal position on euthanasia’. The essay can be seen here:

2017 winning essay


Essay Prize 2016 – Winner

BMLS Council awarded the prize to Rebecca McMurray who is considering a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her winning essay can be found here:

2016 winning essay 


Essay Prize 2016 – Entries

The Society invites submissions from students of Law and Medicine at the University of Birmingham in the form of an essay of their choice on a topical issue of medico legal interest.

The essay should be 2000-2500 words, typed and double spaced. Please submit it as either a pdf file or Word Document by email to by midnight on 29 February 2016..

We shall award a prize of £500 to the best essays from the two disciplines of Law and Medicine. The winners will be invited to our Society Meeting for the award and will be able to have their essay published on the Society website.