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Anaesthesia Trainees Prize – call for abstracts


The prize is open to trainees, clinical fellows and staff grade/associate specialist anaesthetists in the North West Region. Foundation doctors and ACCS trainees are encouraged to enter. All entrants must be members of the Manchester Medical Society. (Join On-line at*.  

Consideration will be given to entrants who are time expired trainees and not in a substantive consultant post provided that the project was undertaken during their time as a trainee.

Trainee representatives on the Section Council are permitted to enter for the prize. Projects completed with Section Council members as co-authors will also be considered.

Submissions can be original research, audit, service developments, or case reports.  Submissions may have been presented elsewhere but should not normally have been published in peer-review journals prior to presentation.  Submissions that have been submitted to, or accepted by journals, but not yet published will be considered.

Submissions should be summarised in no more than 500 words and submitted electronically, as a Word Document, on one side of A4 and entered before the given closing date.  Pictures/diagrams are permitted but should be contained within the side of A4.  The applicant should detail their personal contribution made to the project.  Late entries will not be accepted.

All Council members of the Section (barring the trainee representatives) are involved in short listing.  Council member’s decisions on short listing are final.  No correspondence can be entered into.

Entries should be emailed to the Administrator at by Friday 7th January 2022

There is a Prize of £250 for the winner and a runner-up prize of £100

Supported by the North West School of Anaesthesia

The papers selected will be presented by the authors at an online ZOOM meeting of the Section of Anaesthesia on the afternoon of Thursday 10th February 2022. Entrants should ensure that they would be able to present on this date. Presentations should take no longer than 10 minutes with a further 5 minutes for questions and entrants should state his/her precise involvement in the project.