Submit your abstract for the RPS Annual Conference 2019

The RPS Annual Conference returns! 

Sunday 17 November 2019 sees the return of the RPS Annual Conference.

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With a focus on medicines safety, the exciting programme will cover some of the most important challenges facing healthcare systems on a global scale. 

Building on the success of the RPS Wales Medicines Safety Conference, our Annual Conference is the perfect opportunity to explore hot topics in research and expand your professional network.


Put the date in your diary! The registration opens in July!

Look for the hashtags  #RPSConf19 on Twitter.

Submitting your abstract

Are you an early career researcher with up to five years post-PhD experience in the pharmacy and healthcare services community? Then join us at the RPS Annual Conference to showcase your medicines safety research.

Submissions are welcome on any of the following sub-themes:

  • Reducing medicines harm
  • Leading in medicines safety
  • Performing under pressure
  • Social prescribing
  • Medicines use and personalised care
  • Behavioural health and substance misuse
  • Medicines management: supply and regulation
  • Technology: opportunity or threat?

Early careers researchers (undergraduate and postgraduate students, and those up to five years post-PhD) this is the opportunity for you.  

If you fall outside that bracket, don’t panic! You can submit your research at the RPS Research Summit in June 2020. Email [email protected] to find out more! 

Successful submissions will be shared in our conference proceedings booklet. 

 £300 RPS Events voucher towards a future RPS event for the winning submission!

Read our abstract submission guidance 
How will my abstract be assessed?


Download the form and submit your abstract


Closing date for abstract submissions:

Friday 20th September at 5pm 

Submission timeline





Abstract submission deadline

20 September, 5pm GMT

Abstract adjudication – first sitting

23 September – 4 October

Abstract feedback available

7 October

Authors’ amendments period

7 October - 14 October 

Authors’ resubmission deadline

14 October, 5pm GMT

Abstract adjudication – second sitting

15 – 22 October

Abstract outcome available

22 October

Posters to be received by RPS London

7 November

RPS Annual Conference 2019

17 November


Download the form and submit your abstract

Questions about abstract submission?

Get tailored advice and guidance on writing an abstract or designing your poster from our Research Team.

Email [email protected] or book a 1:1 support session.