About PICS

The Society was founded in 1987 as a multidisciplinary forum for those involved and interested in paediatric intensive care, with the following aims:

  • To promote training and education, with the aim of stimulating research and promoting collaborative studies.
  • To provide a forum for discussion.
  • To provide specialist advice.
  • To collect information through the council of the society.
  • To provide a focus for paediatric intensive care in the UK.

Member benefits

  • Life insurance cover for transport/retrieval activities (up to £1 million).
  • Subsidised subscription to an intensive care journal.
  • Opportunity to participate in a wide variety of special interest groups.
  • Opportunity to get involved in research through the PICS Study Group.
  • Access to travel and research grants.
  • Reduced registration for the annual PICS Conference.
  • Regular e-mail and newsletter updates on hot topics.



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