Audit and QI Poster Competition

About the competition

Lead authors of displayed posters are awarded three CPD credits and co-authors one. First and second prize winners receive cheques. Abstracts of all posters accepted for display are published as a supplement in the journal Clinical Oncology.

Abstract submission for 2019 has now closed. The competition will take place at RCR19, where accepted posters will be displayed and judged. The rules of the competition are available for 2019.

Prize-winning posters  

2019First prize

To improve Nutrition of Head and Neck (H&N) Cancer Patients Receiving Radical Radiotherapy (RT) in an Outpatient Setting by establishing a nasogastric (NG) feeding service to reduce lengthy inpatient stays and improve patient outcomes

P McCloskey, K Brown, C Duffy, S-J Faloon and A Irwin

 Second prize

Improving the breast cancer patient pathway using a Consultant Breast Radiographer

R Bees, Joanna Bowen, C Candish and C Charlton

2018

First prize

Implementation of radiographer-led IGRT for cervix cancer
S Alexander, N Hopkins, S Lalondrelle, A Taylor, H McNair

 

Second prize

Febrile Neutropenia Early Discharge Pathway: design, implementation and sustainability
SJ McInerny, SE Appleyard, S Siddique, L Barrott, CM Manetta

2017

First prize

Regional audit of surgical dates in relation to patients receiving short course pre-operative radiotherapy for a rectal cancer diagnosis
L Davidson, N Alam, C Arthur, C McBain, V Misra, M Saunders, S Duff

 

Second prize

Improving the reporting of inpatient deaths in an oncology department
A Taylor, J McAleese

2016

First prize

The peninsula multi-centre head & neck cancer audit: Time from surgery to post-operative radiotherapy
K Chiu, S Mant, T Norris, I Fraser, S Bell, D Dimitroyannis, M Collinson, A Roy, G Cogil, C Hamilton, D Hwang

 

Second prize

Unilateral neck radiotherapy for tonsillar squamous cell carcinomas
D Maskell, K.T. Jayaprakash, K Sisson, T.W. Roques, K Geropantas

2015

First prize

Image-guided brachytherapy for cervix cancer at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH)
L Harihar, RJ Wade, D Biswas and V Currie

 

Second prize

Starting priority radiotherapy treatments more quickly
D Holyoake, G Barnett, R Benson, S Jefferies, J Chapman, K Skilton, N Twyman, K Walker, M Williams.

2014

First prize

Reducing the Door to Needle Time for Antibiotics in Suspected Neutropenic Sepsis Using a Dedicated Clinical Pathway
A Williams, C Candish, C Ayrton, G Naylor, S Lam and R Counsell

 

Second prize

Audit of Radiographer Led Plan Selection in Imaged Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy (IGART) for Bladder Cancer
S Hafeez, H McNair, K Warren-Oseni, V Hansen and R Huddart

2013

First prize

An Audit of Imaging in Patients Diagnosed with Early Prostate Cancer
X Y Jiang, J Frew and K Anderson 

 

Second prize

Are Therapeutic Radiographers Able to Achieve a Clinically Acceptable Match for Stereotactic Lung Radiotherapy Treatment (SBRT)?
J Hudson, F McDonald, M Ahmed, C Doolan, J Balyckyi and H McNair 

2012

First prize

Re-audit of Radical Radiotherapy Outcomes for Medically Inoperable Early NSCLC in Northern Ireland
P McCloskey, J O’Hare, G G Hanna and J McAleese

 

Second prize

Mortality Following Palliative Radiotherapy – Are We Over-Using Fractionated Treatments?
S J Treece and C R Jephcott 

2011

First prize

Audit of Acute Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) Toxicity in Head and Neck Cancer Patients at Velindre Cancer Centre 2009-10
T Rackley, S Gwynne, N Palaniappan, J Mathlin, R Maggs, C Jordan, L Moss and M Evans 

 

Second prize

Audit of Concurrent Chemo-Radiation: EBRT and HDR Brachytherapy in Locally Advanced Carcinoma of the Cervix
J Forrest, J Bostock, D Ingham and P Bliss 

2010 

First prize

Audit of Febrile Neutropaenic Episodes in Patients Undergoing High Dose Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer at the Christie Hospital
R Conroy, S Kennedy, L Warrander, K Lee, C Tetlow, J Loncaster and V Misra 

 

Second prize

An Audit of Abdomino-Perineal Excision (APE) in Patients with Low Rectal Cancer in the SW London Cancer Network 
M Phan, J Evans, G Brown and D Tait