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PICANet is an international audit of paediatric intensive care which collects data on all children admitted to paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in the UK and Ireland. It is coordinated by the Universities of Leeds and Leicester.

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New three-tier hierarchy of care needed for critically ill children, says new report

Calls to reduce inequity for critically ill children as Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) also recommends:
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Another publication for PICANet

We are delighted to announce the publication in Intensive Care Medicine of a new paper by Authors: Katie Harron, Quen Mok, Roger Parslow, Berit Muller Pebody, Ruth Gilbert and Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, looking at Risk of bloodstream infection in children admitted to paediatric intensive care units in England and Wales following emergency inter-hospital transfer.
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The 2015 conference will take place at the ICC Birmingham from 28 to 30 April, 2015. The theme of the 2015 conference is ‘Advocating for Children's Health in a Rapidly Changing World'.
The scientific programme includes an exciting, rich mix of themed clinical and research updates and a wide range of symposia and workshops, featuring a diverse range of keynote speakers and presentations on important current topics. This will be supported by an extensive abstract programme which will feature oral and poster presentations with the excellent networking opportunities afforded by the Annual Conference.
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10 Jun 2015


The 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC 2015) is being held on June 10th- June 13th in Vilnius, Lithuania. For more information please visit: 
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