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Posted: 9 October 2020
Dr Alison Pittard, Faculty Dean to be awarded OBE

Dr Alison Pittard, Faculty Dean to be awarded OBE.

The Faculty is delighted to report that our Dean, Dr Alison Pittard has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Dr Pittard has demonstrated exemplary national leadership for Intensive Care Medicine and co-operative working during the pandemic with Royal...

Posted: 7 October 2020
CESR-CP in ICM – New GMC Ruling

The GMC has confirmed that from 7 October 2020 they will issue a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) to doctors on a CESR Combined Programme (CESR -CP) where there is no minimum UK training time listed for ICM in the European Union (EU) legislation.  Please click here for further information.

 
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Posted: 21 August 2020
Optional skills framework modules for ACCPs

The Faculty has been working closely with partner organisations to develop optional skills framework modules for ACCPs to undertake as appropriate* 

The first of which, Diagnosing Death for Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) has been created in conjunction with NHS Blood and Transplant and we are delighted to say it is...

Posted: 13 August 2020
New guidance for Tracheostomy Care

We are pleased to announce the release of Guidance For: Trachesotomy Care

This guidance was produced by the Short-life Standards and Guidelines Working Party of the UK National Tracheostomy Safety Project on behalf of the Intensive Care Society and has been endorsed by the FICM.

The patient population in NHS hospitals...

Posted: 13 August 2020
New guidance for Tracheostomy Care

We are pleased to announce the release of Guidance For: Trachesotomy Care

This guidance was produced by the Short-life Standards and Guidelines Working Party of the UK National Tracheostomy Safety Project on behalf of the Intensive Care Society and has been endorsed by the FICM.

The patient population in NHS hospitals...

Posted: 13 August 2020
ACCEA Recruiting for Sub-Committee Membership

The ACCEA are looking to recruit members to join their Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) Sub-Committee.

ACCEA hope to open the 2020 and 2021 rounds later this year for national Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs), however this is still to be confirmed. Given the cancellation of the awards round in...