Trainee Journeys


Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) is an exciting and dynamic specialty with the responsibility for caring for the most critically ill patients in hospital.

ICM Trainees work across the entire spectrum of medical and surgical pathology providing a varied and robust working envirnoment.

Below are accounts of the rewarding and exciting path ICM Trainees have taken.


Trainee Journeys

Back in 2014 the Faculty invited ICM trainees from different specialities and regions to tell us why they had decided to undertake ICM as part of their training and what it’s like to be an ICM doctor.

As part of our careers focus for 2017 we have been in contact with the very same trainees to get an update on their training progression to date, read on to see how they are getting on…

Dr Owen is a Dual ICM and Anaestheisa Trainee in the West Midlands, as well as a Clinical Fellow at the University of Birmingham.


Dr Grier is a Dual ICM and Anaesthesia Trainee who is also training in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine in the Severn region.


Dr Khoo is a Dual ICM and Emergency Medicine trainee in Mersey.


Dr Abbas is a Dual ICM and Acute Internal Medicine Trainee in the North West region.


Dr Flavin is a Dual ICM and Anaesthesia trainee in London.


Dr Mackay is a Dual ICM and Anaesthesia trainee in South Yorkshire.