BAPIO Mid-Year Conference 2019

12th May 2019 (Sunday) Education Centre, Christie Hospital, Manchester, M20 4BX



The BAPIO Mid-Year Conference 2019 will take place on 12th May 2019. It will discuss the opportunities and challenges of service delivery in the National Health Service (NHS).

The NHS offers medical professionals a fantastic platform to provide excellent care for patients. This event will consider how those working in the NHS can be further supported in order to offer even better care to those who are in need.

The Conference will discuss:

  • A long-term strategy for the delivery and implementation of care.
  • Challenges in workforce planning.
  • Digitalisation and innovation in the NHS.
  • The impact of change on new generations.
  • Assistance for medical professionals who face difficulties.
The event provides medical students and doctors the opportunity to present their work to their peers in the form of a poster presentation. Please find below further details regarding the submission of abstracts.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

Name: National BAPIO Mid-Year Poster Presentation Competition

Deadline: 2359 hours (BST) on 9th May 2019 (Thursday)

Date of Notification of Acceptance: 10th May 2019 (Friday)

The abstract should not exceed 400 words. This does not include any graphs or tables.

Abstracts can be submitted in any category or topic related to the NHS or clinical work.

Those who are accepted to present must register for the event via this link:

Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

  1. Submissions will only be accepted via the online system.
  2. Microsoft Word should be used to create the abstract. Kindly copy and paste the words in the ‘Submit Research Abstracts’ text box during online submission.
  3. The word count includes the title, the sub-headings, the names, affiliations and addresses of the authors, and a maximum of 5 keywords.
  4. Abstracts will be independently scored by a panel of experts and the highest scoring abstracts will be invited for poster presentation.
  5. You may submit as many abstracts as you wish. If more than one abstract is accepted from the same authorial team, separate presenters should register for each abstract accepted.
Guidelines for Poster Presentation:
  1. All posters should be produced in portrait (vertical) format: size A0 (A zero).
  2. All posters should be affixed to the poster boards by 1000 hours on Sunday 12th May 2019. The posters will be assigned a number, which will also be displayed on the allocated poster board.
  3. Suitable materials will be provided to affix the poster to the board. Assistance will be available on site in this regard.
  4. Size: A0
  5. Width x Height (mm): 841 x 1189 mm Width x Height (in): 33.1 x 46.8 in

Abstract Submission

  • Deadline for Abstract Submissions :
    2359 hours (BST) on 9th May 2019 (Thursday)
  • Date of Notification of Acceptance:
    10th May 2019 (Friday)

Conference Fee

  • Conference Fee: £25 (free for medical students who are members of BAPIO)

Date and Venue

  • Date : 12th May 2019 (Sunday)
  • Venue : Education Centre, Christie Hospital, Manchester, M20 4BX
  • No of Places Available : 100
  • Target Audience : Medical Students; Allied Health Professionals; Junior Doctors; SAS Doctors; Consultants (within two years of taking up position). Medical professionals from the UK and abroad are invited to present at this event.