Please see the abstract template (download on right hand side). Abstract text of max 400 words are to be submitted. Research Abstracts must have ethics approval. Best Care Abstracts do not require ethics approval.
You must send your Abstract doc version to [email protected] with "Abstract Submission – [Your Session]" in the subject title. E.g. "Abstract Submission – Allied Health"; "Abstract Submission – Best Care"
Authors will be advised if their abstract will be accepted for Poster or Oral presentation
The date of receipt into the above email account will be taken as the submission date. If this is after the closing date, the submission may be rejected.
Winners will have their names recorded on newly installed Honours Board in the Atrium of the WCHRE.
Ɨ Research abstracts submitted after 11 August 2019 may not be eligible for the research prizes. Prize eligibility is determined by the session organisers.
*only research conducted at WH involving, patients or staff are eligible for the prizes. Prize money is to be used for professional development only, further details will be provided to recipients.
Best Care showcases projects and initiatives from all areas of Western Health that contributed significantly to Western Health’s culture of Best Care, by ensuring patient safety and a positive work environment.
Best Care has four domains: Person-Centred Care, Co-ordinated Care, Right Care and Safe Care. Each domain reflects patient defined outcomes and, through an Executive Director sponsor, guides the work to monitor and improve quality of care.
Best Care Prizes:
For further information, please contact the Office for Research, email: [email protected] or phone 03 8395 8073.