Medical Council on Alcohol Annual Legacy Essay Prize - Do the new UK Government guidelines for alcohol take gender equality too far?
In 2016 the UK government announced new weekly recommended maximum alcohol intake guidelines. The recommended maximum alcohol intake guidelines. The recommendations for males have been lowered so that for the first time they are the same for males and females. In the light of differences between male and female patterns of drinking and physiology, is this a sound recommendation or has gender equality been taken too far?
Word count must not exceed 3,000 words, in the Vancouver referencing style (references and title not included in word count). Closing date 3rd of April 2017.
*Entrants must be current medical students in the United Kingdom. The winning essays will receive:
1st Place £500
2nd Place £300
3rd Place £200
All winners will be invited to attend the 2017 AGM and CPD approved seminar and be awarded a signed certificate. The winning essay will also be published in the MCA annual report. To apply send your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org (in MS Word format only). Please remember to include the following:
Name of course and year of study
Contact telephone Number
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