Who we are.

The Intensive Care Network (ICN) was set up and is run by a group of ICU specialists and advanced trainees on a voluntary, non-commercial basis.

For more information about the ICN and its activities, please email one of us.


ICN Lead authors


Matthew Mac Partlin


  Oliver Flower


Twitter: @NeuroICU, @oliflower, @I_C_N, @smacc2013, @smaccteam


Roger Harris

 Twitter: @RogerRdharris

  • ICU Specialist Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Convenor of SMACC
  • Clinical interests include critical care nutrition and emergency and disaster medicine



The ICN contributors


Tim Southwood


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 Cameron Knott

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  • Intensive Care Fellow at Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Work interests: are in the longitudinal care of ICU patients, human factors in the workplace, simulation and organ donation.
  • Life interests include scientific and philosophical inspiration, bicycle-riding, parenting, gardening and being in nature.
  • Co-ordinates the Victorian Intensive Care Network meetings



 Marianne Kiranne

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  • ICU SR on Qld ICU Training Pathway for Adult ICM but currently very confused by sick small people in Mater Children's Hospital
  • Spends most daylight hours in the company of Oh, Bersten & Soni - hopefully soon to be replaced with real people
  • Moved to Queensland from NW England for 6 months in 2009...
  • Queensland trainee representative on CICM Trainees' Committee, Queensland Regional Council and QMET ICU Education Committee
  • Co-ordinates the Brisbane Intensive Care Network meetings





Grace Leo


  • Medical student at the University of New South Wales
  • Associate Editor of the Australian Medical Student Journal
  • Recipient of the UNSW Alumni Association Scholarship and USYD Summer Research Program Scholarship
  • Invited speaker at TED MED Sydney 2013 on ‘Generation Y: Redefining Medicine’






Lily Foster


  • Current resident at Wollongong Hospital
  • Job for 2014 in ICU at RNSH
  • Goal is to work as Intensive Care specialist
  • Interests in languages, running, travel, friends and family
  • If I could follow summer around the world every year, I would!



 Sharon Kay

Twitter: @sharonmkay

On Google Plus


  • Cardiac tech
  • ECHO educator
  • ICU/ED emergency sono educator
  • Advocate for basic echo educationn for all
  • Based in Sydney




David Boers

 Twitter: @I_C_N

  • Currently a resident at RNSH with an interest in training in ICU and anaesthetics
  • Enjoying sharing hot off the press critical care articles through social media via @I_C_N
  • Constantly looking for something to capture my attention and imagination



 Jeremy Fernando



  • A dual trained specialist Anaesthetist-Intensivist working at Rockhampton Base Hospital, Queensland.
  • His interests include teaching, ECHO and perioperative medicine.  
  • He is married with two children and currently enjoying no longer being a registrar!
  • He also contributes to Life in the Fast Lane





The ICN founding members

Matthew Mac Partlin
Oliver Flower
Liz Steel
Daniel Steel
Tim Southwood
Hergen Buscher
Jan Kelly
Tariq Husain

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