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We were thrilled to win two awards this week at the British Medical Association’s (BMA) Patient Information Awards. In this blog, senior editor Tess explains what the awards tell you about our information.
What do the awards mean?The BMA gives out awards for patient information every year. We are very proud that our information has won BMA awards and been highly commended before, and this year two of our resources won first-place prizes.
The BMA has strict criteria for who can win awards. It only gives awards to organisations that have done the following four things:
We do these things for all of our information. That means you know you can trust it. You can read more about how we produce our information.
What did we win the awards for?
Information about bereavement
Our booklet After someone dies – coping with bereavement won the BMA’s Special Award for Ethics. The booklet is for the relatives and friends of anyone who has died from cancer. It covers:
You can order a free copy of the booklet. You can also read the information online.
Information about getting active
Our guide Move more: your guide to becoming more active won the BMA’s Special Award for Self-care. The guide explains how to start doing more physical activity. It covers all the steps to becoming more active:
You can order a free copy of the pack. You can also read the information online.
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