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Posted: 19 December 2019
Faculty Christmas Closures 2019

The Faculty office will be closed from 25 December 2019 until 2 January 2020. The office will reopen at 9am on 2 Janaury 2020. If you have an enquires during this time please contact us via email at contact@ficm.ac.uk.

 

Posted: 18 December 2019
FICM10 Trainer Award winner

We are very pleased to announce the winner of the FICM10 Trainer Award: Dr Andy Campbell.

The Trainer Award is to celebrate excellent training in Critical Care and to acknowledge our hard working trainers. We asked trainees to nominate an ICM trainer considered to have contributed significantly to training and/or trainee welfare. We...

Posted: 13 December 2019
Dean's Winter Pressures Message

"Last year we released a joint winter pressures statement with our colleagues at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 

The points we made then still stand: lack of capacity, the impending need for surge planning and the increased protection we will need to give to our critical care staff and patients

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Posted: 2 December 2019
Fellowship by Assessment fellowship Route Closing

Following the decision by the Faculty Board in late 2018, the Fellow by Assessment route will close at midnight on 16 December 2019. We wish to publicse the route closure again to allow time for those thinking of applying to submit an application.

Thinking of applying?

If you think you may be...

Posted: 29 November 2019
Prone Positioning in Adult Critical Care launch

We are pleased to announce the publication of new Guidance for Prone Positioning in Adult Critical Care developed with the Intensive Care Society.

The development of this resource was guided by the results of a national survey of members to identify current practices and challenges in managing patients in the...

Posted: 22 November 2019
NHS Pensions Update

NHS England’s proposals to pay any NHS pensions tax charges incurred by senior clinicians during the 2019 to 2020 tax year has been approved by the government today.

The Faculty welcomes this announcement. We know from this year’s census that many Critical Care consultants are working in excess of...

Posted: 22 November 2019
Seasonal influenza: managing cases in critical care units

The Faculty was pleased to contribute to the updating of Public Health England’s guidance document, Seasonal influenza: managing cases in critical care units. The guidance has valuable information on diagnosis, treatment and infection control for the multiprofessional team and we would encourage all members to both read the document and...

Posted: 19 November 2019
December Election: Comment from the Dean

December Election: Comment from the Dean

 

"In the run up to the election, we have seen and will continue to see a number of promises from all parties about increased funding to the NHS.  As a member of the Academy we have signed up to their joint election

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