How to enter

How to enter the British Journal of Midwifery Practice Awards:

  • Choose one or more award category you would like to enter from the full list of categories - you can either enter yourself or nominate a colleague for these awards
  • Carefully read the guidance
  • Launch the entry process and enter your details online. You will be able to amend or update these details at any time until two weeks before the Awards close for entries.
  • Submit your entry online and any supplementary documents.
  • Supplementary documents can be submitted online or in hard copy.
  • Deadline for entries is 27th November 2017
  • If you are submitting your supplementary documents online, please note there is a 5MB limit for uploads.

If the work has been commissioned by another organisation please secure permission of a senior person at the commissioning organisation. This permission should be sent to

We will require a signed verification statement from your line manager of no more than 300 words and ask entrants to send in supporting evidence (this could include testimonials from others, news stories or press releases about projects you have been involved with).

Each submission should respond to all specific questions and details requested within the category criteria.

Refer to specific categories for word limits. You may upload additional supporting material such as evaluations, inspection reports, testimonials or press cuttings to back up statements made in your submission. It is clearly understood that in some cases entries may include commercially sensitive information.

The British Journal of Midwifery Practice reserves the right to publish descriptions and case studies of winning entries, but if an entrant asks for any part of their submission to remain confidential, it will be treated as such.

Sponsor organisations are not allowed to enter the category they have agreed to sponsor. The decisions of the judges are independent and final and no correspondence will be entered into concerning the results.

Entries that have been submitted to the British Journal of Midwifery Practice Awards in earlier years must be updated before being re-submitted.

If you are submitting your supplementary documents in hard copy, please send the material to:

Abigail Lynch
BJM Practice Awards 2017
The Mark Allen Group
St Jude's Church
Dulwich Road
SE24 0PB