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Abstract submissions for Annual Congress 2021

Abstract for oral (free paper) or poster presentation at the Annual Congress were invited in the following categories:

  • Audit and quality improvement
  • Case reports
  • Original research
  • Survey

After the deadline, a preliminary review of the abstracts received will determine which ones are accepted for presentation at the Annual Congress. Some authors will be invited to present their work orally and the remaining successful authors will be invited to present a poster. 

Authors of the best poster(s) will be awarded ‘Editors’ Prizes’.

The deadline for submission closed on 21 April 2021

To download more detailed information on the abstract requirements and the terms and conditions of submission click here.

Abstract submission guidance can be found here.

SAS Audit Poster Prize

Submissions were invited from SAS grade anaesthetists for the SAS Audit Poster Prize. The lead author of the work must be an SAS grade anaesthetist. A preliminary review of the abstracts received will determine which ones are accepted for presentation at the Annual Congress.

The deadline for submission closed on 21 April 2021

Roddie McNicol Patient Safety Prize

The prize was open to members of the Association of Anaesthetists. The project could involve an individual, department, medical students or allied health care professionals, provided the project lead is a member of the Association. Applicants may like to consider projects based on themes identified in SALG patient safety updates.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Clear aims and objectives
  • An innovative idea(s) 
  • How the project was introduced and implemented
  • How performance was measured and benchmarked
  • How information about the project was disseminated
  • The sustainability of the project
  • Transferability of the project to other departments

Successful authors will be invited to present a poster at Annual Congress.

In addition to a cash prize, the winner will be invited to make a three minute presentation about their project during the prize giving ceremony.

All accepted abstracts in the above categories will be published in Anaesthesia in the form of a fully referenceable online supplement (NB Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to refuse publication, e.g. where there are major concerns over ethics and/or content).

Assessors of submitted abstracts are blinded to the authors and required to highlight any competing interests during assessment. Association Board/Education Committee members and Faculty are excluded from assessing/judging any abstracts, and from chairing/judging sessions that include any abstracts, of which they are a co-author.

The closing date for submissions was 23:59 on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

If you have any queries, please contact the Association Secretariat on 020 7631 1650 (option 3) or secretariat@anaesthetists.org