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The BPSU has launched a surveillance study of #COVID19 for +ve neonates <29days & babies of +ve mothers admitted to #NICU: @PICSociety members encouraged to contribute #PedsICU data picsociety.uk/news/bpsu-stud… More info @RCPCHtweets: rcpch.ac.uk/bpsu-study-neo… @DrCGale @BPSUtweet
Working hard with National Clinical Director @Simonkenny14 @NHSEngland to develop a national #COVID19 surge strategy for children needing #PedsICU that is safe, effective & equitable, based all the hard work & strong preparations of regions & #networks- due soon: watch this space
#COVID19 requires unprecedented upscaling of adult #ICU capacity throughout the UK & PICUs are preparing to reduce beds to free up space With PICANet we have modeled the minimum UK #PedsICU capacity required during the pandemic- published on our website: picsociety.uk/covid19/
We are working with partners @NHSEngland @RCPCHtweets @ICS_updates to provide all of the latest information & guidance on #COVID19 for UK #PedsICU clinicians: picsociety.uk/covid19/ & watch this space for further updates... @PICSNurses @PICStrainees @picsanp @pic_pram
The Paediatric Intensive Care Society was founded in 1987 as a multidisciplinary forum for those involved and interested in paediatric intensive care and represents the UK paediatric intensive care community at a national and international level.Read more
CHELSIG session Weds 29th April 2020
RCPCH Conference 28 to 30 April 2020 at ACC Liverpool
CHELSIG Invited lecture: Professor Emma Cave (TBC)
Adolescent decision making in the wake of Re D, differences between competence and capacity
(1) Cost Of Long Term Ventilation
(2) Difficult Decisions In Paediatrics: Sharing, Connecting And Managing Ethical
Tensions In Practice
(3) Minority Report: Can Minor-Parents Refuse Medical Treatment For Their Child
H L Turnham
(4) Service Evaluation Of Management Of Children And Young People Presenting With Alcohol Intoxication To A Paediatric Emergency Department In Northern England
(i) How important is it to take into account the nursing perspective on resuscitating babies less than 23 weeks
(ii) Whose best interests?
(iii) Would I Deliver a Baby On a Plane? Pre-Conceived Thresholds for Agreeing to Assist in Aviation Medical, Obstetric, and Neonatal Emergencies
Followed by the CHELSIG Spring meeting
Developments in Non- invasive ventilation
FREE to PICS members and Students
Charge to other attendees: £30
Lunch and refreshments will be included
To book a place or for further information, please email:
Claire Boissery Claire.email@example.com
Clinical Educator CICU/CHDU Royal Stoke Hospital
Programme to follow
Topics to include:
LTV & its specific challenges, From a Physios perspective, how to manage a patient on NIV, Weaning strategies when on LTV
The UK Paediatric Intensive Care Society Acute Transport Group (PICS-ATG), in conjunction with the WATCh Paediatric Transport Service, welcome you to our first international conference related to all areas of children’s critical care transport.
The meeting will be held at the prestigious Aerospace Bristol museum, home of the last Concorde to fly.
Attendance at this exciting meeting is strictly limited – book your place now to find out more about our programme, focusing on clinical and research innovations within the field of paediatric critical care transport.