Winners of RCGP annual conference posters revealed

The winners of this year's RCGP annual conference posters were announced by the college's chair elect Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard on the final day of the event in Harrogate.

RCGP chair-elect Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard
RCGP chair-elect Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard

Over 400 posters were displayed at this year's conference across 11 categories. The posters are an essential part of the annual conference and designed to spread new research and ideas across primary care and beyond.

This year's winners are:

Energising primary care
Initiation of a deanery-wide mentorship scheme to promote General Practice to medical students and junior doctors by Dr Anna Harrisson, Severn Deanery

Clinical
A review into preventing strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation across 1028 GP surgeries resulting in 886 strokes prevented and cost savings of £22m by Daniel Hughes, Interface Clinical Services

Audit or practice survey
Prescribing at the mental-physical interface: An audit of treatment of depression in patients with chronic physical health problemsby Dr Jennifer Parker, Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Research
Patient perspectives on case-finding for anxiety and depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis by Dr Annabelle Machin, Keele University

International
The benefits and challenges of primary care exchanges: a systematic review by Dr Eugene Tang, Newcastle University

Service delivery
Evaluation of an anticipatory care planning tool for care home residents and their families by Dr Gill Highet, Palliative Care NHS Lothian

Ethics
Shared decision-making – a need for intellectual honesty? by Dr Jonathan Ives, Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol

Innovation
Liverpool healthy lung programme (a proactive approach to finding undiagnosed early stage lung cancers) by Dr Edward Gaynor, NHS Liverpool CCG

Quality Improvement
Antenatal risk assessment by General Practitioners – can we improve the care we give to pregnant women? Dr Rachel Brettell, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Education
Increasing exposure to general practice as an undergraduate is associated with an increased preference for general practice as a career. Dr Hugh Alberti, Newcastle University Medical School

Adolescent health
ECG checklist for assessing cardiac causes of syncope in children. Dr Jacky Wong, Abbeywell Surgery, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

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