Next newsletter will focus on Asia and Singapore

Keep an eye out for the next newsletter – it will focus on Asia and Singapore and will be a nice introduction to the 10th WFPICCS congress taking place in Singapore this year from 9 to 13 June.

Stay tuned!

Our December newsletter is out – don’t miss it!

Read it all here

  • Read about the important  congress deadlines & why you should attend WFPICCS18 in Singapore next June
  • Learn more about PICU diaries  – why some teams are starting to implement them in their own units & how they can benefit children & their families
  • Find out which mobile Apps could help you and your team streamline care delivery
  • Discover what a paediatric critical care intensivist working as a volunteer in Low Income Countries is doing to improve the outcomes for children with congenital heart disease
  • Did you contribute to SCCM’s Puerto Rico donation drive? Find out what is involved in getting aid to PICUs in need.
  • Read why change is needed in Latin America’s PICU research agenda
  • Learn more about the Kampala declaration and how sepsis is being addressed in Africa
  • Take a look back at the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Paediatric & Neonatal Acute and Critical Care (IMPNACC) Research School which took place in Rome back in October

Many thanks to all who contributed!


Help Pediatric Hospitals in Puerto Rico Impacted by Hurricane Maria

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) continues to monitor the emergency response in Puerto Rico and is now fielding a request fro non-medical supplies such as diapers, baby clothing, hand sanitizer and other items, that have run out in pediatric intensive care units.

To help the most fragile of patients, SCCM has set up a special account with Amazon

For more information and link to the special Amazon list 

Your contribution is much appreciated.


World Sepsis Day and beyond

As a founder of the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA), WFPICCS is pleased to support and promote World Sepsis Day on 13 September.    See what you can do to raise awareness and to help you a great toolkit has been developed by the GSA.   Share what you are doing via Twitter using the #PedsICU hashtag.

Sepsis related activities are critical to WFPICCS’ mission so take a look at some of the sessions planned during the WFPICCS18 congress taking place from 9 to 13 June, 2018 in Singapore.



WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis – September 12, 2017

The Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization have joined forces to host the WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis on September 12th, 2017. The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in which 25 renowned experts from all around the world will give presentations on all aspects of maternal and neonatal sepsis, as well as give updates on sepsis in general. The congress will be held in English and is open to everyone with an internet connection.

For more information on program, speakers, time zones, and to register for free, please visit

Call for Papers: Family-Centred Care in the ICU

Forthcoming Special Issue: Family-centred care in the Intensive Care Unit

Guest Edited by Jos M Latour & Maureen Coombs

We wish to draw attention to placing families at the centre of care and to recognise the importance of supporting family members. We therefore invite papers for a special issue that will focus on family-centred care in all critical care settings, including adult ICU, Paediatric Intensive Care and Neonatal Intensive Care.

We welcome research studies, reviews, practice development projects, case studies, or commentaries, from clinicians and researchers in the field of all critical and intensive care settings.

Submissions invited by 31 January 2018

More information about the special issue & submission guidelines 

WFPICCS’ July 2017 Newsletter now available

This edition includes:

  • all the reasons why you should come to Singapore from 9-13 June, 2018 for WFPICCS18 which is tailored to the entire WFPICCS community of clinicians, scientists, nurses and allied health professionals.
  • an update from the PCCM’s Social Media Editor, Sapna Kudchadkar
  • a special Q&A with Dr Tex Kissoon in relation to the recent adoption of the WHO resolution on Sepsis and how we should proceed to reduce the burden of sepsis.
  • some updates from two very successful conferences – ESPNIC2017 & IPSSW2017
    upcoming conferences and much more