National Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Poster Competition 2023


Poster Categories:
Full Quality Improvement Project (QIP)

Quality Improvement (QI) in progress
Patient safety audit


The competition is open - online entry form below
Deadline for entries 3rd March 2023

We have up to 160 poster places at our online conference. Successful entries receive:

  • An invitation to give a live oral poster presentation* at the online Bristol Patient Safety Conference on 17th May 2023
  • A discounted delegate rate of £169 (no VAT). Co-authors will also qualify for the discounted rate.
  • A national poster competition oral presentation certificate with names of presenter(s) and author
  • Opportunity to win a first prize or runner up in each themed group of 10 posters
  • * 2-minute presentation followed by Q&A with judge


Who should apply?: junior doctors, nurses, midwives, consultants, AHPs, GPs, medical students, researchers, those working in care settings or anyone working on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.


Terms and conditions:

1. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain all requisite permissions to release information presented in the competition entry and poster.

2. By entering the competition you are giving permission to publish your entry and your name and names of co-authors.

3. On being offered a poster place, the poster author must pay their discounted delegate fee of £169 (no VAT) within 14 days to secure the poster a place in the competition. These payment conditions also apply to co-authors who choose to attend.

4. If your entry is accepted you are to create a poster (A1 portrait PDF) that will made available to judges before the event and delegates to view during and after the conference. You must also create two PowerPoint slides to accompany a 2-minute presentation to a live session audience on the day of the conference. You must upload your poster PDF and slides as directed by 22nd April 2023 latest.

5. Having shown your poster elsewhere is not a barrier to entry.

6. Poster presenters need to access the online event platform using the Chrome browser and must attend a pre-conference Tech Check.

7. One presenter cannot present more than one poster. If their second poster is accepted, then a co-author will need to present that poster.
8. One poster may be presented by a lead presenter and co-authors providing they each pay for their delegate place. In this case all will receive a poster presenter certificate

9. The judge may allocate your poster to a different category than you have selected. In this case we will let you know. Judge's decision is final.


Please note, acceptance of a poster is not a delegate booking. You will need to complete the booking form and pay for your delegate place to attend the conference.



QI resources & Poster Category
Guidance - click here


Advice on how to win

PDF click here


View 160 posters

from 2022 - click here

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