Children and young people’s healthcare rights arts competition

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Updated March 2024: the competition has now closed. Winners will be contacted soon.

The NHS in London and our partners are inviting children and young people to enter a creative arts competition, so you can express your views and help us learn what matters most to you.

When does the competition close?
Entries can be made until midnight on Friday 26 February.

Is there a prize?
Yes, competition winners will be decided by a judging panel and contacted in February next year.

What art work can I enter?
You can submit one entry which you have created. You can submit a cartoon, illustration, a copy of a painting or drawing, a poem, photography, or a short video (this might be a film, a recording of a song, or spoken word). Please note: we can only accept digital submissions through our competition entry form.

Who can enter?
There are two categories to enter with prizes for the winning entries:

  • 10 years and under
  • 11-25

If you have any other questions about this competition, please contact us on this email address:

Are you entering the competition? Share your entries on social media using: #CYPHealthRights

Click below for more information about children and young people’s healthcare rights and why NHS England – London and our partners are running this competition.

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