The Wessex Intensive Care Society (WICS) was established in the 1980's. It has rapidly developed into a society which brings together intensive care health professionals across the Wessex region.
Our aim is to advance medical practice within our intensive care units and hospitals and provide supportive training and quality education.
Tickets for summer meeting are now on sale. Visit the Course and Meetings page for details.
Guest authors from the WICS region have contributed to this comprehensive blog: learning and sharing to develop better patient care.Read More>>
A collection of free, open-access resources for patient care, specialist recommendation, teaching and learning.Read More>>
For healthcare professions, we offer three tiers of membership. Guests and members can attend our meetings, and members can promote their own courses and meetings.Read More>>
Patients and Relatives
Help, advice and information for the general public, patients and their friends and familyRead More>>
Booking is now open for WICS Summer meeting 2018 at... Read more →
WICS has rapidly developed into an important society for ensuring good clinical intensive care practice, active research and a strong culture of education and training.Read More>>
Affiliated Critical Care Units
There are nine NHS hospital trusts across the South Coast of the UK affiliated with WICS.Read More>>
Four committee members administrate WICS although many others contribute to the success of the society.Read More>>
The WICS Constitution was last revised in 2014, and it provides a policy by which WICS operates.Read More>>
Next FFICM Exam
Exam: FFICM MCQ 10th July 2018
Application Window: 9th April 2018 to 31st May 2018
Exam: FFICM OSCE/SOE 16th/17th October 2018
Application Window: 16th July 2018 to 6th September 2018
My intubation mini-checklist card, endorsed by, and using guidelines produced by @dasairway @RCoANews @FICMNews @ICS_updates. Should be available to order soon through DAS website (or free giveaways at their November conference). @WessexICS twitter.com/AndyHigg…
A therapy this effective is definitely worth reading about. Are the results valid? Is this a game changing trial? @dsairambulance is already carrying plasma. Anyone else taken it up? twitter.com/WICSBott…
This weekend, all the doctors staffing @dsairambulance are consultants in Anaesthetics & Intensive Care Medicine. We’ve talked about critical care without walls, this just takes it one step further! Worth @RCoANews & @FICMNews trainees considering as a possible career path. pic.twitter.com/URyM…
Dr Steve Bland gets points for a Rehab and a Star Wars mention in his interesting and topical talk. #WICS2018