Paediatric Intensive Care (PIC) provides specialist and complex critical care to the most critically ill and injured children. As well as dealing with children with multi-system failure and following major trauma the PIC service also provides post-operative critical care for children who have undergone complex surgery.
PIC requires a large number of specialist staff including:
In addition input may be needed from other specialties for example: Neuro, Cardiothoracic, Orthoapedic, Cardiologists, Haematologists, Microbiologists.
The specialist service is provided on a regional basis in the West Midlands by: