Congratulations to the winners of the Margaret Jackson Essay Prize 2017

Posted 20 October 2017

Date: 20 Oct 2017

Type: FSRH News and Information

FSRH is delighted to announce that the winners of the annual Margaret Jackson Essay prize have been confirmed.

About Margaret Jackson and the prize winners

The Margaret Jackson Essay Prize is our annual essay competition for undergraduate medical students, in memory of Dr Margaret Jackson, a distinguished pioneer in the field of Family Planning.


The Winning Essay

The winning essay by Georgeina L Jarman was entitled ‘Incentivising contraceptive use: A helping hand or a push in the wrong direction?. Georgeina receives a prize of £300 her essay will be considered for publication in our journal, BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Runners Up Prize Winners

The two runners up were Naomi Joshua with an essay entitled ‘ A false economy: the impact of current UK commissioning and health economics on women’s access to contraception and Siobhian Moores who wrote, ‘A hidden population: What are the sexual health needs of women who have sex with women?' Both Naomi and Siobhian will receive a prize of £100 each for their efforts.

The prize winning essays can be viewed below.

Entry Criteria for 2018

More information on how entry criteria can be found on our website here

Congratulations to our winners.