Committees, Advisory Groups & Sub-Committes

Professional Standards Committee

The Professional Standards Committee (PSC) is one of the two standing committees of the Faculty.   It is responsible for ICM matters relating to guideline endorsement, good practice documentation, commissioning matters, revalidation and policies relating to patient safety, competencies, clinical audit and doctors in difficulty. This group runs jointly with the Intensive Care Society Standards Safety and Quality Committee. For more information on that group, visit the ICS website.

  • Dr Simon Baudoin (Chair)
  • Dr Carl Waldmann (Vice Dean)
  • Dr Chris Bassford
  • Dr Tim Gould
  • Dr Dan Harvey
  • Dr Pete Macnaughton
  • Dr Peter Shirley
  • Dr Mike Spivey
  • Dr Jane Eddleston (Co-optee: CRG Representative via the Joint Committee)
  • Mr Keith Young (Co-optee: Lay Representative via the Joint Committee)

Training and Assessment Committee

The Training and Assessment Committee (TAC) is one of the two standing committees of the Faculty.   It is responsible for ICM matters relating to the curriculum, assessment tools, the logbook, e-learning, examinations, specialty area training, recruitment and selection and quality assurance.

  • Dr Alison Pittard (Chair)
  • Dr Andy Cohen (Chair of the Court of Examiners)
  • Dr Bernard Foex
  • Dr Tom Gallacher (Chair of the Quality, Recruitment & Careers Sub-Committee)
  • Dr Jonathan Goodall
  • Dr Andy Gratrix (FICM ePorfolio Lead)
  • Prof Mike Grocott
  • Dr Ian Kerslake (Trainee Representative)
  • Prof David Menon
  • Dr Liz Wilson (Lead RA for Scotland)
  • Dr Mike Bannon (Co-optee: COPMeD)
  • Dr Mark Carpenter (Co-optee: Deputy Lead RA in ICM)
  • Dr Nick Fletcher (Co-optee: ACTA Representative)
  • Dr Fiona Reynolds (Co-optee: Chair, PICMISAC)
  • Dr Elfyn Thomas (Co-optee: NACCSGBI Representative)

Workforce Advisory Group

The Workforce Advisory Group (WAG) is an advisory group to the Board and is responsible for all matters relating to ICM workforce including the census and regional engagements.

  • Dr Andy Rhodes (Chair)
  • Dr Mark Carpenter
  • Dr Jermone Cockings
  • Dr Brian Cook
  • Dr John Gannon
  • Dr Richard Gibbs
  • Dr Vijay Jagannathan
  • Dr Jack Parry-Jones
  • Dr Jamie Plumb (Trainee Representative)
  • Dr Matt Wise

ACCP Advisory Group

The ACCP Advisory Group (AAG) is an advisory group to the Board and is responsible for all matters relating to Advanced Critical Care Practitioners, including the curriculum, the conference and CPD arrangements.

  • Ms Carole Boulanger (Co-Chair)
  • Dr Graham Nimmo (Co-Chair)
  • Dr Simon Gardiner
  • Ms Jane Poynter
  • Dr Andy Temple

Smaller Units Advisory Group

The Smaller Units Advisory Group (SUAG) is a new advisory group to the Board and is responsible for ensuring the considerations of smaller units are central to Faculty business across training, standards and workforce.

  • Dr Chris Thorpe (Chair / Wales)
  • Dr Catriona Barr (Shetlands)
  • Dr Mike Fried (Scotland)
  • Dr Jeremy Groves (Central England)
  • Dr Ashraf Molokhia (Southern England)
  • Dr Ronan O’Hare (Northern Ireland)
  • Dr Jon Sturman (Northern England)

Legal & Ethical Policy Unit

The Legal & Ethical Policy Unit (LEPU) is a joint initiative by the FICM and the Intensive Care Society and reports to the Joint Standards Committee.  It provides the FICM and ICS with advice and proactive guidance on legal and ethical matters.

  • Dr Chris Danbury (Chair)
  • Dr Danny Bryden (Clinician)
  • Dr Rosie MacFadyen (Clinician)
  • Mr Alex Ruck Keene (Barrister)
  • Mr Ben Troke (Solicitor)

Quality, Recruitment and Careers Sub-Committee

The FICM Quality, Recruitment and Careers Sub-Committee oversees ICM National Recruitment, quality management of training and the career strategy.  It reports to TAC. For more information on this group please visit the National Recruitment for ICM page.

  • Dr Tom Gallacher (Chair)
  • Dr Michael Bannon (Lead Dean)
  • Dr Danielle Bryden (Recruitment Lead)
  • Dr Jonathan Goodall (Careers Lead)
  • Dr Ian Kerslake (Trainee Representative)
  • Dr Chris Thorpe (Quality Lead)
  • Dr Rosaline Tilley 
  • Dr Helen Cugnoni (Co-optee: RCEM Representative)
  • Dr Gill Dilke-Wing (Co-optee: JRCPTB Representative)
  • Dr Anne Whalley (Co-optee: RCoA Representative)
  • Dr Liz Wilson (Co-optee: Scottish Recruitment Representative)

ePortfolio Sub-Committee

The FICM ePortfolio Sub-Committee looks after the NES FICM e-Portfolio platform for trainees.  It reports to TAC.

  • Dr Andy Gratrix (ePortfolio Lead)
  • Dr Pete Hersey (ePortfolio Deputy Lead)
  • Dr Hywel Garrard (Trainee)
  • Dr Dafydd Williams (Trainee)

FFICM Examination Sub-Committee

The FFICM Examination Sub-Committee (FESC) looks after the FFICM examination and reports to TAC.

  • Dr Andy Cohen (Chair)
  • Dr Vickie Robson (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Jeremy Bewley (MCQ Chair)
  • Dr Jeremy Cockings (Audit Lead)
  • Dr Jeremy Cordingly (OSCE Chair)
  • Dr Gary Mills (SOE Chair)