Debbie Long is an Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology. She is an international expert in the field of paediatric critical care nursing. Assoc Prof Long has a strong track record in post-traumatic stress following paediatric critical illness. Building on her internationally recognized work in sedation and delirium, she has developed a program of research in functional recovery and long-term outcomes in critically ill children. She is currently leading or part of the Steering Group of several RCTs, including the NHMRC funded NITRIC RCT and its MRFF funded follow-up study. Debbie was recently awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship on long-term follow up in critically ill children. She is currently part of an international collaborative developing a core outcome set and measures of PICU long-term outcomes. She is an original member of the ANZICS Paediatric Study Group and currently leads their national Long-Term Outcome group. Debbie is currently leading the DAISY study which looks at GP shared care and long term follow up for children in Queensland.