Abstract and Awards programme

The abstract submission process for presentation at the UKCPA Poster Day 2022 closes at 12 noon, 11 June 2022.

This year, the UKCPA will be recognising the following submissions:

  • Best Abstract
  • Best Poster (from all pharmacy team members including Pharmacy Technicians and work done as Pre Registration Pharmacists)

All accepted abstracts will be included in the electronic abstract booklet, along with a PDF of the poster.  The top 10 scoring submissions will be invited to record a short slide show of their work and participate in the live abstract and poster Q&A session, taking place on 03 November 2022. Winners will be announced during the UKCPA Virtual Conference 2022, taking place on 10 November 2022.

By having your abstract accepted you will receive the following benefits:

  • A conference proceeding citation for your CV. All accepted abstracts which conform to the specified guidelines will be published in the Abstract Guide and online
  • An opportunity to present your valuable work to the wider pharmacy community, during the abstract and poster presentation webinar

Important notice: All submissions must adhere to the specified guidelines and formats. Please check the guidelines before preparing your work.

Only UKCPA members are eligible to have their work included at our conferences and events.  We accept submissions from non members but membership must be taken out prior to receiving any abstract feedback or conference registration.

You can find examples of winning work, the marking forms the adjudicators use and other support resources in our library: https://ukclinicalpharmacy.org/community/our-library/ 

Submission is via the online form here. The deadline for submissions is 12 noon, 11 June 2022. We regret that we cannot accept submissions by any other mean, or after the deadline date and time.

Special Awards

Nominations for the UKCPA Outstanding Achievement Award 2022 (previously known as the UKCPA Lifetime Achievement Award) and the UKCPA Outstanding Contribution Award 2022 will open in July 2022. Winners will be announced during the UKCPA Virtual Conference 2022, 10 November 2022.


Our members have the exclusive ability to apply for several prestigious awards which offer peer recognition of excellence in clinical pharmacy practice. Winners are presented with their awards at one of our masterclasses or at our annual conference, and are invited to present a poster of their winning work at the annual conference.

Current Awards

There are currently no awards inviting submissions.

Please refer to the Award Guidelines (applicable for all awards) before submitting your entry.

Only UKCPA members are eligible to enter for our awards.