Early bird prices valid until 25th December 2023. Buy your tickets here.

Ticket typesEarly birdFull price
Consultant (both days)£275£350
Consultant (one day)£100£120
Trainee/Non-physician (both days)£230£260
Trainee/Non-physician (one day)£80£80
Dinner only£60£60
Dinner and overnight stay / partner £80£80

The venue

For directions, click the image


Thursday 18th January 2024

08:30-09:15Registration, trade, coffee
09:15 – 09:30WelcomeSICOWE President,
Dr Rachel Prout 
09:30-11:00Session 1ECMO
09:30 – 10:00Dr Stefan Gurney ECMO in the South West
10:00 – 10:30Kat Pollock
Tom Lunn
James Bruce
ECMO at the bedside
(nursing, OT, physio experience)
10:30 – 11:00Patient experience Patient experience 
11:00-11:40Coffee, trade 
11:40-13:00Session 2Organ Donation
Dr Ian ThomasOrgan donation frameworks
Specialist nurses in organ donation SNOD nursing experience – life since opt out 
Relative experience 
13:00-14:00Lunch, trade 
14:00-16:30Session 3Free Papers
8 presentations from the region’s hospitals on a range of topics and projectsDeadline 10th December  
15:15-15:45Coffee, trade
15:45- 16:30Session 3
Free Papers continued
16:30-17:15Session 4Keynote
Dr Rachel ClarkePalliative Care for ICU
AfternoonSICOWE run 
EveningSICOWE meal and award of prizes 

Friday 19th January 2024

08:30-09:00 Registration, trade, coffee
09:00-10:40Session 5Regional Research Chair: Tony Pickering
09:00 – 09:20Ema SwingwoodAirway Clearance
09:20 – 09:40Dani MilneDietetic research
09:40 – 10:00Dr Harlene JohalConflict on ICU
10:00 – 10:20Dr Mike Ambler“When the going gets tough, the smart turn off”
10:20 – 10:40Dr Jas SoarNAP 7 for ICU
10:40-11:00Coffee, trade 
11:00-12:30Session 6 Advanced Trainees – Review of the year
sessions from senior medical trainees  
12:30-13:30Lunch, trade 
13:30-15:15Session 7Learning from others 
13:30 – 13:55Rhea Conn
Greener NHS.
Critical care senior sister, Sandwell and West Birmingham (SWB) NHS Trust
Sustainability in the NHS
13:55 – 14:20Dr Kate TantamMy Rehab Life
14:20 – 14:45Dr Jerry Nolan My Resus Life
(Cardiac arrest management developments)
14:45 – 15:10Dr Julie HighfieldMy Best (work) Life
15:15 – 15:30CloseSICOWE President, Dr Rachel Prout

Trade partners

SICOWE would not be possible without the kind support of the following trade partners who will all be present during the meeting. Please take the time to visit them and talk to their representatives to see how they can help you and your critical care unit.