BACCN host a number of events both nationally and regionally. The BACCN annual conference takes place each September and will be celebrating its 33rd year in 2018. For more information on all BACCN events and external events please see below:


33rd Annual BACCN Conference 2018

17 & 18th September 2018
Bournemouth International Centre

Sustainability in Excellence: The Future of 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:

October 2017

Yorks and Lincs Region presents - A Tale of Two Halves, Tuesday 17th October 2017. Click here for more info

November 2017

Northern Ireland Region Presents - From Roadside to Bedside, Thursday 9th November 2017. Click here for more info

Southern Region Presents - Out with the Old, In with the New, Thursday 23rd November 2017. Click here for more info 

Central South Region Presents - You've gotta be kidneying me!, Friday 24th November 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

  • 2nd October - Recognise and Respond #RandR
  • 7th of November - Sepsis in the ICU #icusepsis
  • 5th December - Twitter Tutorial #baccntwitter
  • 9th January - ICU Research Nurses #icuresearch 
  • 6th February - Writing an abstract for Conference #baccnabstract
  • 6th March - Newly qualified nurses in the ICU #newnurse
  • 3rd April - Spiritual Care in the ICU / Bereavement #spiritualcare
  • 1st May - ICU Shift Leader / Nurse in Charge #baccnnic
  • 5th June - Professional Engagement / Development #baccnprof
  • 3rd July - Twitter Tutorial #baccntwitter
  • 4th September 2018 BACCN Conference - Bournemouth #BACCNConf2018

 *Topics subject to change*


Deteriorating Patient Summit

16th October 2017   

BACCN members are eligible for a 20% discount! Please quote the reference HCUK20baccn on booking or e mail


Hospital at Night Summit: Delivering a 24/7 Hospital

Friday 3 November 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Hospital at Night Summit focuses on out of hours care in hospitals delivering high quality safe care at night. Through national updates, networking opportunities and case studies this conference provides a practical guide to delivering a high quality hospital at night.

For further information and to book your place visit or email

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20baccn when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.) 

Follow the conference on Twitter #Hospitalatnight


ASPiH 2017 

6th-8th November 2017
Telford International Centre

The annual conference attracts a diverse multi-professional audience of over 450 delegates, all of whom are users or have an interest in simulation and technology enhanced learning and come from a wide variety of disciplines including medicine, nursing, dental, midwifery, pre-hospital care, social care and other allied health professions. 

For more information visit 


38th ISICEM 

20th-23rd March 2018
Brussles Meeting Centre

The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is organised by the department of Intensive Care Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, in association with the Belgian Society of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (SIZ). The objectives of this four day symposium are to provide participants with an up to date review of the most recent, clinically relevant, developments in research, therapy, and management of the critically ill. The meeting is open to all physicians, nurses and other health professionals with an interest in critical care or emergency medicine. 


Sepsis: Implementing the New National Quality Standard

Monday 22 January 2018, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Conference focuses on implementing the New National Quality Standard for Sepsis which is due to be published in September 2017. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will support you to recognise, treat and improve outcomes - effectively implementing and monitoring adherence to the New National Quality Standard in your practice.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20baccn when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.) 

For more information visit or email