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Call for Abstracts

Thank you for your interest, abstract submission is now closed.


Important Dates

25 March 2022 : Abstract Submissions Open

23 May 2022 DEADLINE EXTENDED!: Abstract Submissions Close

15 July 2022      : Notification of Acceptance

Abstract Thematic Areas

Authors are invited to submit abstracts highlighting initiatives within any of the focus areas listed below:


Thematic Area Submitted abstracts may include any of the following focus areas, but not limited to:
Innovation & Digital Strategies
  • Remote provision of services (e.g. tele-health, tele-rehabilitation, tele-consultation)
  • Adoption of innovative / digital solutions (e.g. virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, gamification)
  • New models of care
  • Training and development
Health Services Research
  • Quality improvement and quality assurance
  • Service evaluation
  • Advanced scope practice (e.g. first contact practitioner, collaborative prescribing / ordering of tests)
  • Value and outcome of patient care (e.g. cost-effectiveness, patient outcomes, patient experience)
  • Implementation / translational research
Basic / Clinical Research
  • Clinical research
  • Implementation / translational research
  • Educational research

Guidelines for Abstract Submissions

The following types of abstracts are accepted. Authors are to ensure that the required information is included in your abstract.


Types of Abstract Submissions must include: Word Limit


  • Introduction
  • Method(s)
  • Results
  • Conclusion
350 words
Programme Evaluation

Studies that analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of a programme post-implementation to achieve intended outcomes in a systemic process.
  • Introduction
  • Method(s)
  • Results
  • Conclusion
​350 words

Programme Development

Studies that describe the planning, designing and/or implementation of a programme according to a need or gap, and features essential processes to achieve intended outcomes. Programmes may either be in conceptual or early stages of implementation.

  • Introduction / Background
  • Significance of programme
  • Programme design
  • Discussion / Learning points
​350 words


  • Authors must select one category that best fits your abstract. The Scientific Committee and/or its assigned reviewers reserve the right to re-categorise an abstract.
  • All abstracts must be presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling, which is suitable for publication.
  • Abbreviations should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word.
  • The use of tables or graphics are not permitted. All data must be in narrative form.
  • Submissions in note or point form will not be accepted.
  • References are not required for the submission. However, if you wish to include them, it must be within the word limit.
  • Please declare if the submission has been presented or published at other platforms.



Abstract Selection

  • All abstracts will be assessed by the Scientific Committee and/or its assigned reviewers for quality and applicability to the identified categories.
  • Final selection for oral presentation or e-poster display is subjected to the Scientific Committee's discretion.
  • The Scientific Committee and/or its assigned reviewers reserve the right to reject any submission that does not meet content or presentation expectations.
  • Any abstract(s) deemed to duplicate or to contain significant overlap of content will be rejected.
  • Original abstracts that have not been presented or considered for presentation at other platforms will be prioritised.