The ED Major Prize 

The Ed Major Prize is the main prize competition of the Welsh Intensive Care Society and takes place at the annual Summer Scientific Meeting, held in June.

Dr Ed Major OBE was a founder member of the Welsh Intensive Care Society in the early 1990s. A past president of the Intensive Care Society, he was also the first regional advisor for Intensive Care Medicine in Wales.

The Ed Major Prize competition is open to all non-consultant WICS/ WITS members, including trainees, non-consultant career grades, nurses, allied health professionals and medical students. All presenting authors will have their registration fee reduced.

A minimum of three prizes will be awarded together with the option of a separate prize for best case report.

Further guidance on the Prize can be reviewed here. Abstract submission using the relevant proforma for research/ audit/ service evaluation/ survey and for case report/ case series is encouraged.

Abstracts should be emailed to:

The deadline for submissions for the 2019 Ed Major Prize is 17:00 Friday, 7th June.