You can access key PICS documents such as Minutes of Council and Subgroup meetings, Details of consultations and Educational Material here.
PICS Policy Documents
Neurological Determination of Death – Paediatric and Infant Guidance forms
The National Organ Donation Committee – Paediatric Subgroup has been working to provide endorsed forms for the guidance of neurological determination of death in all children from 37 weeks CGA -18yrs. They are intended for your guidance and use in the clinical area and provide both a full and abbreviated version of the current guidelines.Abbreviated Form for the Diagnosis of Death using Neurological Criteria - 2 months to 18 years Form for the Diagnosis of Death using Neurological Criteria - 2 months to 18 years Form for the Diagnosis of Death using Neurological Criteria - Full Version under 2months Abbreviated Form for the Diagnosis of Death using Neurological Criteria - Under 2 months
NHS England – Dr Jonathan Fielden
Articles on NHS England by Dr Jonathan Fielden, the Director of Specialised Commissioning at NHS England and a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine by background
PICS Ethics and Law subgroup
The PICS Ethics and Law subgroup is one of the subgroups of PICS with links to the RCPCH Ethics and Law Advisory Committee (which has RCN representation), the new Child Health Ethics and Law Special Interest Group (CHELSIG) and the ESPNIC ethics section, and the TFSL & RCN ethics groups. Subgroup documents are available here.
PICS members interested in joining this subgroup should contact Joe BrierleyMinutes - Ethics and Law subgroup meeting (15 Sept 2015) PICS organ donation standards UK brain death legal case - notes
PICS Standards (5th Edition)
The 5th Edition of the Quality Standards for the Care of Critically Ill and Injured Children is now available.Standards for the Care of the Critically Ill Child (5th edition)
Minutes of PICS Council Meetings – 2016-17
The PICS Council meet four times a year (one of the meetings coincides with the Annual PICS Conference). The Minutes of the PICS Council Meeting for 2016-17 are available to view from here.October 2017 Council Meeting Minutes PICS Directors and Matrons meeting July 2017 June 2017 Council Meeting Minutes March 2017 Council Meeting Minutes December 2016 Council Meeting Minutes
PICS Acute Transport Group
The Minutes of the PICS Acute Transport Group Meetings from 2015 and other relevant documents are available for download here.PICS ATG Minutes 3rd March 2017 PICS ATG Minutes 3rd October 2016 PICS ATG Minutes 23rd June 2016 PICS ATG Minutes 25 Feb 2015 (Nottingham) PICS ATG Terms of Reference Paediatric Critical Care Transport Passport ECMO Transport Standards