who we are

About the Scottish Intensive Care Society

We’re a dynamic and friendly group of colleagues from many different disciplines, all caring for critically ill patients and their families.

The purpose of the Society has remained the same since it was founded in 1991, seeking to promote educational, research and audit activities.

Run by a Council of elected and co-opted members the Society is involved in many areas of critical care:


The SICS Council covers all areas of the Society’s activities, with strong representation from the membership as well as other specialist critical care groups. It

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Associated Groups

About Valuable input into Council comes from a number of specialist areas of critical care. These ex officio members of the Council are part of

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Annual Reports

About Annual Reports Download PDFs of past SICS Annual Reports here: The Annual Report of the SICS provides members with a digest of the Society’s

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About The Beginning… The Scottish Intensive Care Society was founded in Perth in January 1991 by intensive care clinicians from all four Scottish cities, to

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About When a charity is set up, by law it must have a governing document, such as a constitution. Our constitution is simply a set of

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Charitable status

About The SICS is a charity registered in Scotland ‘The purpose of the Society is to promote knowledge and practice pertaining to Intensive Care Medicine

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Useful links

The SICS works with many different organisations, some useful links are given below: The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

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