BACCN host a number of events both nationally and regionally. The BACCN annual conference takes place each September and will be celebrating its 32nd year in 2017. For more information on all BACCN events and external events please see below:


32nd Annual BACCN Conference 2017

4th - 5th September 2017
Park Plaza Riverbank, London

Building Interprofessional teams to Enhance Safer Critical Care

For more information visit the conference website

For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities contact Jo Sloan or call 0191 241 4523


View regional events by month:

May 2017

Wales Region presents - Sepsis: Every Step You Take, the Difference You Make, Monday 22nd May 2017. Click here for more info. 

June 2017

Southern Region presents - Breaking Bad News to Breaking Free, Thursday 15th June 2017. Click here for more info

Northern Region presents - Learning how to Bounce, Wednesday 21st June 2017. Click here for more info

Central South Region presents - An hour to save your life: Clinical Simulation Day, Friday 23rd June 2017. Click here for more info

South West Region presents - My accident My life Your hands, Wednesday 28th June 2017. Click here for more info

View events by region:


   Central South       Midlands          Military        North West   Northern   Northern Ireland  
   Scotland    South West Southern  Wales  Wessex

  Yorks & Lincs  



Twitter Chats

Members of the BACCN board will be hosting regular Twitter Chats and encourage you to join them at @BACCNUK. Dates are listed below and remember to use the relevent # to follow the conversation. 

New to Twitter? CLICK HERE to download our step by step guide on how to get involved and join in the conversation

All chats will take place 19:00 - 20:00



Neuro Anaesthesia & Critical Care Society of Great Britain & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting

Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May 2017
The Institute of Electrical Engineers, London

For further information please visit


‘What’s New in ICU?’

Friday 2nd June 2017, Edinburgh Critical Care Research Group’s 9th Annual Study Day for Critical Care Nurses and AHPs

Find out more info here...  


UK Critical Care Research Forum Birmingham 

June 8th & 9th 2017, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, B15 2TT.

We are pleased to tell you that the programme for this year’s Critical Care Research Forum is now available and the website is up and running for registrations.  The website also provides a downloadable and editable application form for those who would like a slot in the programme to present their research proposals and ideas.  

For further details please visit:


Orthopaedic and trauma course for emergency medicine

10th—11th June 2017
Queen’s Hospital, Romford, Essex

This course will cover all aspects of trauma and orthopaedics needed for any person working in an accident and emergency department. Designed for all levels of staff including; SHO’s, registrars, Emergency Nurse Practitioners, GP’s working in A&E, and A&E consultants that wish to refresh their knowledge.

The first day will consist of comprehensive lectures, with ample time for discussions and clarifying issues with experienced faculty. The second day is devoted to hands-on session experience of plaster application.

By the end of the course delegates will be confident in dealing with the varying trauma which lands on their door step. They will also be familiar with emergency treatment of all trauma in A&E and more importantly when to refer.

View further info and registration online here:


Care of Dying Adults in the last days of life: Implementing the 2017 NICE National Quality Standard

Monday 12th June 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The New National Quality Standard for Care of Dying Adults in the last days of life has been published by NICE in March 2017. This conference will look at implementing and ensuring adherence to the quality standard in practice. 

For further information and to book your place visit or email

Follow the conference on twitter #endoflifecare


Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia & Critical Care Annual Scientific Meeting

Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd June 2017
The Birmingham REP/Library of Birmingham, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EP

For more information please visit:


Transforming End of Life Care in Acute Hospitals

Wednesday 12th July 2017
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This conference focuses on improving end of life care for people in hospital. Through national updates and learning from the NHS Transform Programme, and case studies demonstrating improvement in practice the conference will support you to meet the six national ambitions for end of life care within hospital, and improve care and outcomes for patients and their families.

For further information and to book your place visit or email

Follow this conference on Twitter #EndofLifeHospitals