Competitions 

NW Division: Competitions for Trainees, Foundation Doctors and Medical Students & SAS Doctors

North West Autumn Competitions will no longer take place at the Autumn Conference 2020 due to changes related to COVID-19. The next North West Competitions will be held at the Autumn Conference 2021 and submissions will open in Summer 2021.

The Division hosts a competition each year at the Autumn Conference. 

The competition is open to

  • Medical students
  • FY1 and FY2 doctors
  • Trainees
  • SAS Doctors 

To be eligible to enter the competition you MUST be working or on placement within the North West Division. This includes Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. If you are based outside of this area your abstract will not be accepted.

The best poster audit and research presentations will receive a monetary prize and a certificate of merit.

How to enter

Guidance to help you apply is below;

Medical Students, FY Doctors and Trainees 

 SAS Doctors (Non-Training Grade)

To submit your entry please send to; suzie.veitch@rcpsych.ac.uk

For any queries please contact;

Suzie Veitch, North West Division Manager

E: suzie.veitch@rcpsych.ac.uk 

Tel: 0208 618 4287

Prize: £200 and a certificate of merit for the best poster presentation.

How often: Annually

Who can enter?: Medical Students/FY1's within North West Division

Where presented: At one of the Academic Conferences – exact date determined by Executive Committee.

Competition rules:

  • Poster presentations must be displayed throughout the conference. Entrants are expected to be available for questions from delegates during breaks in the conference.
  • Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee. Trainees will be told the result of the competition at the end of the Conference. Prizes and Certificates of Merit will be sent on after the event.

Prize: £200 and a certificate of merit for the best oral and poster presentation.

How often: Annually

Who can enter? FY2/Trainee Psychiatrists within North West Division

Where presented: At one of the Academic Conferences – exact date determined by Executive Committee.

Competition Rules

  • Oral presentations on Audit and Research Projects or Reviews of the Literature must be no longer than15 minutes, including time for questions from the floor.
  • Poster presentations must be displayed throughout the conference. Trainees are expected to be available for questions from delegates during breaks in the conference.
  • Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee. Trainees will learn the result of the competition at the end of the Conference. Prizes and Certificates of Merit will be sent to entrants after the event

Prize: £200 and a certificate of merit for the best oral/poster presentation.

How often: Annually

Who can enter? SAS Doctors (Non-Training Grade) within North West Division

Where presented: At one of the Academic Conferences – exact date determined by Executive Committee.

Competition Rules

  • Oral presentations on Audit and Research Projects must be no longer than 10 minutes, including time for questions from the floor.
  • Poster presentations must be displayed throughout the conference. SAS Doctors are expected to be available for questions from delegates during breaks in the conference.
  • Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee. SAS Doctors will learn the result of the competition at the end of the Conference. Prizes and Certificates of Merit will be sent to entrants after the event.
 
Trainee/FY2 Poster Medical Student/FY1 Poster Oral Presentation
 Autumn 2019  Dr Vishal Agrawal  Ghazn Khan  Ammani Bashir
Autumn 2018 Dr Faria Zafar Mr Danish Hafeez Dr Faria Zafar
Autumn 2017 Dr Emma Horrell N/A N/A
Autumn 2016 Dr Paul Culatto Dr Mrinalini Dey N/A
Autumn 2015 Dr Adam Moreton Mr Nicholas Savage
Mr Raphael Holmes
N/A

 

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