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C+D has been sifting through submission after submission for aspiring bloggers who wanted to be the next Xrayser – C+D’s infamous anonymous blogger – and has whittled the submissions down to the final three.

Now it is over to you – vote for your favourite by April 13. C+D launched a competition to find the next Xrayser in early summer 2022 after the enigmatic writer announced they had decided to pass the baton on to a new writer.

The competition was open to all contractors across the UK, regardless of gender, age, or ethnicity. Applicants were asked to write a satirical, light-hearted blog. The successful contractor will write under the Xrayser pseudonym on an ongoing monthly basis.

Voting has now closed


Xrayser hopeful number 1: Pharmacy is in a right royal mess

Our first Xrayser candidate describes a recurring nightmare about a royal reception they weren't invited to last year


Xrayser hopeful number 2: Are clinical services really where it’s at?

Our second Xrayser candidate just can’t understand why clinical services can’t get with the times


Xrayser hopeful number 3: I’ve had enough of the drug life

An encounter with the patients from hell had our third Xrayser candidate questioning their own reality