The Critical Care National Network Nurse Leads Forum (CC3N) was established in 2003 as part of the NHS Modernisation programme. They are one of three forums that represent the Critical Care Networks, alongside the Network Medical Leads and the Network Directors/ Managers.
CC3N is made up of Critical Care Network Lead Nurses from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the forum meets four times a year.
...to the CC3N website. Within this site you should find interesting and useful resources to inform critical care nursing practice.
CC3N are in the process of developing this website and would welcome suggestions and comments on future content.
The first edition of Guidelines for the Provision of ICS Services has now been published.
This document builds on the Core Standards for Intensive Care Units (2013) and is the first step towards the development of a definitive reference source for the planning and delivery of UK Intensive Care Services.
The critical care nursing organisations have been actively involved in developing the nursing elements of this document.
Education & Training
Claire Horsefield has been appointed the new chair of CC3N. Claire is the quality Improvement Lead Nurse for the Lancashire and south Cumbria Critical Care Operational Delivery Network, a post she has held since 2014.
The Law Commission’s report Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty has now been published. In it there are recommend that the DoLS should be replaced with a new scheme – which we have called the Liberty Protection Safeguards.
Learning from Patient Safety Incidents - Joint Standards Committee of the Faculty and the Intensive Care Society
To read the National Critical Care non Medical Workforce Survey Report (2016)
NICE Rehabilitation after critical illnes in adults - September 2017
Best practice priniciples: Moving Critical Care Nursing staff to ward areas
National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education
National competency Framework for Critical Care Nurses Supporting Information
Quality Assurance Standards
to underpin student placements in critical care units during post registration critical care educational programmes
Quality Assurance Standards Audit Tool
Learning from Patient safety Incidents
FICM Critical Futures Report - First Wave Survey 2017
Major Tauma Competencies
ICS State of the Art 2018
10-12 December, 2018
BACCN Conference 2018
Sustainability in Excellence: The Future of Critical Care
17 & 18 September 2018, Bournemouth
Critical Care Network National Nurse Leads
Critical Care Symposium
8th June 2018, Leeds
Follow the link below to access the presentations from the 2018 CC3N Symposium >>>>>
CC3N Step 4 Competencies are now available . Please cick on image below to download your copy.
CC3N Symposium 2018
CC3N - National Critical Care Nursing and Outreach Workforce Survey Overview Report, 2018
NOrF and the Critical Care Network National Leads (CC3N) have gathered a wide group of key stakeholders to develop a practice focused competency framework for registered nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs) who care for level 1 patients in enhanced care areas
Level 1 Competencies