News

All of the latest new items from FICM can be found here.

Posted: 18 June 2018
Increase in NHS funding

The Faculty is pleased to hear about government plans for a real increase in NHS funding in England over the coming five years.

 

"We have been working over the last year with key healthcare stakeholders, including the DHSC and...

9 June 2018
New Critical Futures and Workforce Resources Are Ready

FICM are pleased to announce the launch of three resources relating to our work on Critical Futures and workforce.
 

Critical Futures webpages

The Critical Futures initiative now has a permanent home on our website ribbon (here).  This resource currently includes the first Report, a breakdown of the...

Posted: 22 May 2018
ACCP Video Launch

After working with staff and patients at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, the Faculty are proud to present this video detailing how crucial ACCPS are to the modern NHS.  Interviews from Medical Director - Aidan Harris, ACCP - Carole Boulanger, ICU Clinical Lead- Rebecca Appleboam, Patient Michael Belcher and...

Posted: 5 May 2018
FICM and RCoA Update on ICM ST3 Offers

FICM and the RCoA were made aware yesterday of problems with the RCPL-led medical training recruitment processes. This has had a knock-on effect to destabilise single and dual specialty ICM recruitment which we know has caused anxiety for our members involved in the current application round.

The Faculty and the College...

Posted: 3 May 2018
FICM signs letter to Home Secretary on Tier 2 visas

With our colleagues at the BMA, NHS Employers and other Royal Colleges, the Faculty has written today to the new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, to call for urgent review of the Tier 2 visa system and its impact on international doctors, nurses and members of the...

Posted: 16 March 2018
Tackling the effects of fatigue on the NHS workforce

The Faculty is pleased to be part of the Fight Fatigue project developed by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland and supported also by the Royal College of Anaesthetists.  As a fully 24/7 specialty, Intensive Care Medicine is a high-pressure working environment, with...

Posted: 8 March 2018
International Women’s Day 2018
It’s International Women’s day and to celebrate several of our Women in Intensive Care (WICM) members have taken the time to walk us through their routes into ICM training and a fulfilling career as an Intensivist. What can we learn from these detailed accounts…that no two...