At the Intensive Care Foundation we are dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients, through funding vital clinical research. Our overall aim is to improve the number of lives saved and the quality of those lives, for those unlucky enough to end up in Intensive Care.
Complimentary registration for MasterclassThe Foundation is proud to announce that, thanks to the generous sponsorship of world-leading medical and technology services company, Covidien, complimentary registration is now being offered for a special Masterclass to be held on 28 October, immediately prior to the ANZICS/ACCCN Annual Scientific Meeting in Auckland.
"Continued education of critical care professionals is an important part of the work of the Foundation and we are delighted to be able to ensure that funding will not be a barrier for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to attend this important event," said Dr Gill Hood, Foundation Chair.
An impressive group of local and overseas speakers will participate in a practical masterclass, Strategies to improve outcomes in ICU.
Improving quality of life following ICU
Results of a study funded by the Foundation and headed by Dr Jennifer Paratz of Griffith University were recently published in the journal Intensive Care Medicine 2015 and have overturned the established view that it is dangerous to exercise patients suffering from sepsis until their infection has been cleared. Read more...
Research Grants 2015 - an update
Thanks to the assistance of our large team of expert reviewers and the excellent work of our Scientific Review Committee, the Board has made its decisions on the 2015 Foundation Grant Awards. Announcements will be made at the ANZICS/ACCCN ASM dinner in Auckland on 31 October.