Best Poster Award



Abstracts to be considered for the Best poster Award include:

  • Abstract
  • Title
  • Author(s) Surname, Initial. Organisational Affiliation.
  • Introduction and background
  • Aims/objectives
  • Project Description
  • Outcomes/significance/policy and practice change
  • Implications for mental health nursing
  • Identify 2-3 learning objectives significant to paper/poster/workshop


All posters are assessed against the following criteria:

  1. Contribution to mental health knowledge is demonstrated
  2. Contribution to mental health practice is demonstrated
  3. Visually appealing, legible font and not too crowded
  4. Content is clear & concise & original
  5. Relevance to mental health nursing and implications for mental health practice is shown


2016 winner

A tie between - 
Josephien Rio
The enactment of accountability be mental health nurses
Anita Cregan
Students intention to work in mental health: analysing their motivations

Previous Winners

2014 winner

John Riley
The Wik Warriors Story

2015 Winner

Maria Fitzgerald