A recap of the C19_SPACE programme, now closed

Our heartfelt thanks to those making the programme a reality   The numerous waves of the pandemic and the challenges that continue to rise translated into a chronic need for healthcare professionals from other specialities to be trained and deployed to ICUs to absorb the high flow of patients in need of intensive care. The […]

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Diversity and Inclusivity: The Way to Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Medicine in Europe

Our commitment to the free movement of Intensivists   Intensive Care was born in the wake of a polio pandemic in 1954 in Copenhagen. Today, it is a multidisciplinary, rigorous, precise, teachable, and highly scientific medicine branch, central to crisis and disasters management. There are different pathways to becoming an intensivist in Europe. ESICM believes […]

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Op-ed: Now is the time to deliver concrete results and to embrace a European Health Union

Read the President’s editorial on Euractiv   Even before this public health emergency, ESICM has been advocating for the importance of improving the standards of care for patients by facilitating intensivists’ free movement across EU countries. The primary objective of this free movement is to explore paths for intensivists to freely operate within the EU, […]

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C19_SPACE programme: an ESICM-EU success story

A helping hand during these challenging times    C19_SPACE stands for COVID-19 Skills PrepAration CoursE and it’s a free, two-part programme addressing the fundamentals of intensive care, funded by the EU and available in all EU languages. So far, over 16,000 doctors and nurses from the EU and UK are enrolled on the course. Now […]

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Consultation Paper: Intensive Care Medicine as recognised under Annex V

  Dear Members of the Intensive Care Community, Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are happy to share with you information on the progress ESICM is making in the work with the European Commission regarding the Framework for free movement of intensivists in Europe and the integration of Intensive Care Medicine in the Annex V of […]

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Event: Sepsis – The most preventable cause of death and disability in Europe – A call to EU Action

Event: Sepsis – The most preventable cause of death and disability in Europe – A call to EU Action On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, the Global Sepsis Alliance, jointly with EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, will host the event ‘Sepsis – The Most Preventable Cause of Death and Disability in Europe […]

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NEXT Fellowships

What are NEXT fellowships? In this icTV video, Gennaro De Pascale discusses the free 5-day fellowship programme available for European NEXT members. What’s on offer for 2018? Learn more: Interested in applying for an upcoming fellowship? The new ARDS Management fellowship is accepting applications until November 27th (17:00 CET) Find out more here. […]

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