Our Mission and Goals

Our Mission

BACCN is a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of nursing in critical care. Our Mission is to:

  • Provide a National voice to shape the strategy for critical care nursing.
  • Promote safe, quality evidence based nursing care to the critically ill patient.
  • Provide wide ranging benefits and opportunities to BACCN members.
  • Be an organisation that advocates using a social justice approach to prioritise the care of the critically ill patient.  Read the BACCN Statement on Social Justice

Strategic Goals

  • Collaborate with members through the National and Regional Boards
  • Collaborate with patient and relative representatives, health care providers, industry, other professional organisations and policy makers to influence the future development of critical care nursing
  • Promote, support and create evidence based practice to deliver safe, quality care
  • Produce a bi-monthly contemporary journal ‘Nursing in Critical Care’ to reflect the diverse needs of critical care nursing
  • Contribute to, develop and publish critical care nursing standards to promote safe, quality a care
  • Support members through research and development scholarships
  • Support Continuous Professional Development through National and regional activities
  • Organise and deliver an annual high quality conference
  • Be a platform to discuss critical care nursing and provide a supportive network
  • Provide social networks to support communication and engagement strategies