Enter INSPIRE prizes

Recognition and reward for your learning materials

If you’re proud of the learning materials you’ve created and feel they should be shared with others, enter them for an INSPIRE monthly prize.

Case of the Month for July 2024 – “A lesson from a patient”

Entries for the July INSPIRE CASE of the month Prize are open throughout the whole of July (closes 23:59 on Wednesday 31 July 2024).

Full guidance can be found here. To enter please complete the entry form and send it to [email protected]

The winner of the Case of the Month prize for May 2024 was Miss Ruth Darbyshire (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Ocular Oncology Unit) for her entry “Identifying small choroidal melanoma”.

There are two categories in alternate months:

Image of the Month may be a photograph, digital image, composite or infographic, as specified in the prize entry criteria for that month. The content may be clinical or situational (a scene, for example) and is submitted with up to 200 words of text.

Case of the Month is a clinical case or professional scenario of relevance to eye care. The focus should be on educating the learner and promoting the development of decision-making skills.

The monthly themes for 2024 are:

Type INSPIRE Prize topic Specification/examples
May (closed)  Case Oncology Eg:  clinical knowledge, skills (eg: breaking bad news), service delivery scenario



Image Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Single photograph
July Case A lesson from a patient Eg:  clinical, professional, personal
Aug Image Minutiae matter Digital image, including composites
Sept Case A traveller’s tale Eg:  patient from abroad, travelling healthcare worker or public health
Oct Image Light and dark Photograph(s) including composites
Nov Case Teamwork makes the dream work Eg:  clinical or professional
Dec Image Animal Eyes Digital image, including composites

Full guidance can be found here. To enter please complete the entry form and send it to [email protected]