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


from the   

08.10 Keynote 1:      “Cracking a Conundrum Together”  


Carli Whittaker, Paediatric Critical Care Sister Nottingham Childrens Hospital and Associate Professor, SHS, University of Nottingham   

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

08.40 Keynote 2:     The Tale of Mobile ECMO

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

 Chris Harvey, ECMO Consultant and EMCHC ECMO Director

09.10 Free Papers Session 1


10.10 Break: Poster Viewing, Exhibition and Refreshments


   Parallel Session 1a  ECMO / Cardiac Intensive Care

Chairs: Richard Firmin and Mark Davidson

10.30 Fontan Physiology

Marc Gewellig,  Paediatric Cardiologist,  University of Leuven, Belgium

10.50 Managing The Failing Single Ventricle

 Judit Llevadias, Paediatric Cardiac ICU Consultant & ECMO Director, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle 

11.10 ECMO in the Single Ventricle

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

5 minute Energizer

11.35 Cardiac Imaging for Intensivists

Greg Skinner, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, East Midlands Congentital Heart Centre

11.55 Prolonged VV ECMO: futility or native lung recovery? 

 Caz Sampson, Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Adult ECMO, Glenfield Hospital  

12.15 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 

Chairs: James Fraser and Katie Moynihan

10.30 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  

10.50 Ethical Ramifications

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

11.10 The Legal Perspective

Speaker tbc

5 minute Energizer

11.35 Measuring Quality of Life in Palliative Care 

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

11.55 Barriers and Facilitators to Palliative Care in ICU

 Gayathri Subramanian, PICU Consultant, Manchester Children's Hospital

12.15 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, 


12.35 Keynote 3:       Less is more

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


13.05 Lunch Break: Poster Viewing, Exhibition and Refreshments