Welsh Medicines Safety Conference Poster Award

Wednesday 29 November 2017
The Vale Resort, Hensol


Call for submissions

We are inviting submissions with a focus on practice innovation in medicines safety, from healthcare professionals and academic delegates who are attending the 2017 Medicines Safety Conference. Posters will be entered into competition for the inaugural Welsh Medicines Safety Conference Poster Award. Abstract submissions should describe any research, service evaluation, quality improvement or audit projects conducted which have, or could, lead to demonstrable improvement in medicines safety for patients.
Contributions in any area of pharmacy practice research are invited for presentation at the conference as a poster. We welcome submissions of both new and previously presented work. For all submissions, please follow the Abstract Guidance below.

Submissions will be adjudicated on the basis of a clear description of the work conducted using the abstract structure provided. The Adjudicating Panel will make the final decision regarding which submissions will be accepted for poster presentation and the recipients of the Awards. You will be informed by 18 October whether or not your abstract has been accepted for presentation.


Guidance for submitting abstracts

Authors should state whether they are submitting research, service evaluation, quality improvement or audit projects. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words and should follow the structure below:

Abstract Structure 

i. Title
ii. Introduction – a brief outline of the rationale, including a statement of aims & objectives or research question
iii. Methods – a description of the methods used to conduct the research, service evaluation, quality improvement or audit project, plus data collection procedures
iv. Results – a description of the population studied and a concise summary of the main findings
v. Discussion/Conclusions – this section should provide clear detail of how the findings could lead to demonstrable improvement in pharmaceutical service delivery for local patients
vi. References

Abstracts should be submitted with a completed abstract submission form, and submissions must be received by 20 September 2017.
Submission is via email to [email protected] with the subject heading 'Welsh Medicines Safety Conference Research Award'