At the Intensive Care Foundation we are dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients, through funding vital research. Our overall aim is to improve the number of lives saved and the quality of those lives, for those who find themselves in intensive care.

  • Osler Discount for ICU Clinical Staff

    Osler Discount for ICU Clinical Staff

    Osler Technology and clinical excellence go together! The Foundation is pleased to partner with Osler in offering a $60 discount to clinical staff who subscribe via this site. And Osler will donate $60 to the Foundation for every new subscription. That’s a win for everyone! The Foundation’s mission to save lives by funding research and...
  • Perth’s Intensive Crew are running for the Foundation

    Perth’s Intensive Crew are running for the Foundation

    On Sunday, 27 May our Perth-based Intensive Crew, headed up by WA Ambassador Sharon Knapp, are once again participating in the HBF Run for a Reason. They are seeking your support to help them raise valuable funds for the Foundation. Sharon explains why you might want to consider supporting the Crew: “There are so many...
  • 2018 Research Grant Process – Update

    2018 Research Grant Process – Update

    Following a blind review of the EOIs by the Foundation’s Scientific Review Committee we have now moved on to the next stage in the process. We have contacted all of the EOI Applicants and approximately half of them have been invited to submit full applications by Wednesday, 30 May. We regret that we are unable...

Did you know?

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165,000 people, including 10,000 babies and children, are admitted to Intensive Care Units every year.
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Over 90% survive life threatening accidents or illnesses with the help of intensive care.
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Since 2000 the ICF has supported more than 100 ANZ research projects, providing more than $3m in funding.
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There are more than 10,790 nurses and more than 1,000 doctors working in ICUs in Australia and New Zealand.

Inspiring stories

Darryl Sabin

Darryl Sabin

Survivor, author and motivational speaker
“When almost all hope is lost the specialists from intensive care will do everything possible to help their patients find a way back. The tougher it gets the tougher they try.”
John Mullen

John Mullen

Chief Executive Officer, Asciano Ltd
"...the experience was literally life changing and they will never know the level of gratitude and admiration that I will retain as long as I live for the teams who work in intensive care."
Ian “Molly” Meldrum

Ian “Molly” Meldrum

Pop music legend
"Life can change in the blink of an eye. Or, in my case, a fall from a ladder that landed me in ICU. I urge everyone to support the Intensive Care Foundation."