Who we are


The Intensive Care Society is the largest multi-professional critical care membership organisation in the UK that welcomes medical, nursing and allied healthcare professionals from across the world. 

Our members take care of the sickest patients in hospital and support their families. For over 40 years the Society has provided educational resources, support and advice to our members, patients and relatives. We are dedicated to supporting the delivery of the highest quality of intensive care in the UK.

Our Vision 
The society's vision is a world where every member of the multi professional critical care team has a voice and plays a part in research, education and standards-development. 

Our Mission 
We represent the views of the multi professional critical care community and help them by providing opportunities for knowledge exchange to support learning. we enable them to contribute to research and standards development. 

Our Values 
Our values define our culture and are at the heat of the intensive Care Society- who we are., what we do and how we do it 

Collaboration - we work with other to maximise our impact 
Freedom of expression - we are bold in our actions and words and encourage diversity of views 
Accept and respect  - we treat everyone with dignity and respect and accept differences delivering out mission more effectively. 

As we enter the next stage in the growth Your Society - Our Strategy 2019 - 2023 document outlining the direction of travel over the next five years. 


Education, Training and Meetings
Patients and Relatives
Membership Services

Further to these committees there is the board of the Intensive Care Foundation, and the FICE and CUSIC committees.

We also collaborate with the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine on the Joint Standards Committee for ICM matters relating to guideline endorsement, good practice documentation, commissioning matters, revalidation and policies relating to patient safety, competencies, clinical audit and doctors in difficulty. Find JSC guidelines here.