15th September 2022


Welcome to the 36th PCCS Annual Scientific Meeting:

James Fraser, President of Paediatric Critical Care Society


Welcome by the Local Organising Team:

 'Collaborating for Paediatric Critical Care'

Eldilla Rizal, Chief of Local Organising Committee for PCCS 2022, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist CICU / CPICU / CoMET - University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust and 

Pompa Kukreja, Scientific Committee Medical Local Organising Committee Chair, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, CICU/CPICU, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


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Keynote 1:      “Cracking a Conundrum Together”  


Carli Whittaker, Critical Care Educator at Nottingham Children's Hospital Paediatric Critical Care Unit   

James McLean     

James Mclean, Deputy Chief Nurse Health Education England at Health Education England

Keynote 2:     The Tale of Mobile ECMO

Gail Faulkner, ECMO Coordinator - Neonatal, Paediatric & Adult ECMO Service 

 Chris Harvey, ECMO Consultant and EMCHC ECMO Director

Free Papers Session 1


Break: Poster Viewing, Exhibition and Refreshments


   Parallel Session 1a  ECMO / Cardiac Intensive Care

Fontan Physiology

Marc Gewellig,  Paediatric Cardiologist,  University of Leuven, Belgium

The Failing Single Ventricle

Speaker tbc

ECMO in the Single Ventricle

Chris Harvey, ECMO Consultant and EMCHC ECMO Director, Leicester Children's Hospital

5 minute Energizer

Cardiac Imaging for Intensivists

Greg Skinner, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist,  & Saran Durairaj,  Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, East Midlands Congentital Heart Centre

Prolonged VV ECMO: futility or native lung recovery? 

Matt Charlton, Consultant Intensivist,  University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 

Challenging Cases 

Claire Westrope, Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care and Head of Service for East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre 


Parallel Session 1b   Care of the Child with Medical Complexity 

Framing the Scope of Chronic Complex Patients 

Mary Salama, Consultant Paediatrician at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust and 

Rachel Shanahan, Sister CMIC Team, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust  

Ethical Ramifications

Joe Brierley, Consultant in Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care & Director of Bioethics, Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Legal Perspective

Speaker tbc

5 minute Energizer

Measuring Quality of Life in Palliative Care 

Lorna Fraser, Professor of Epidemiology, Health Sciences, University of York

Challenges of Palliative Care in PICU

Speaker tbc

Life Beyond PICU 

Marianne Elloy, ENT Consultant,
 Kamini Jain, Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, Helen Hickey, Lead Nurse for Paediatric LTV, University Hospitals of Leicester N.H.S. Trust, 


Keynote 3:       Less is more

Mark Peters, Professor of Paediatric Intensive Care, Infection, Immunity & Inflammation Dept, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health


Lunch Break: Poster Viewing, Exhibition and Refreshments