No. The FICM will allow a maximum of 3 months of PICM training to count toward Advanced level training, but no PICM at all can be counted toward Intermediate level ICM. Trainees should consult with their parent specialty Colleges as to how much, if any, PICM can be counted toward their parent specialty programme.

No. As agreed with the GMC and COPMeD a trainee on the Joint CCT may resign from that programme and re-apply for the standalone CCT, but there is no direct transfer between the two programmes.

No. There is no examination component built into the Joint CCT curriculum. However, Joint CCT trainees are eligible to sit the FFICM examination on a voluntary basis.