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Posted: 31 March 2020
ACCP Sub-Committee Statement Regarding ACCPs on Medical Rotas

It is the expectation that trained ACCPs working on medical rotas in critical care continue to do so to support the entire workforce during the pandemic. In these challenging times there will inevitably be blurring of tasks and activities to ensure safe care is delivered. ACCPs are well placed to be...

Posted: 30 March 2020
Keep Strong Keep Safe Twitter Banner

The Faculty are really pleased to see such a positive reaction to our new Twitter banner. If you would like to use it the banner too and keep the message going on your own Twitter account, the image is available for download here. Right click and save as...

Posted: 20 March 2020
COVID-19 Contingency Workforce Planning – Trainee ACCPs

COVID-19 Contingency Workforce Planning – Trainee ACCPs

With escalating pressures within the critical care workforce, the FICM ACCP Sub-Committee has issued the following guidance on utilising trainee ACCPs.


Trainee ACCPs should not be considered to work in the role if:
•They are in the first 6 months of training.
•They have...

Posted: 13 March 2020
Update on FICM activities in light of COVID-19

Update on FICM activities in light of COVID-19

Firstly, and most importantly, thank you for all you are already doing and will continue to look after our patients during the growing outbreak. The website launched this afternoon, www.icmanaesthesiacovid-19.org, contains ongoing information and support related to the clinical and managerial aspects...

Posted: 6 March 2020
Prolonged disorders of consciousness: new guidelines to help doctors and families

New guidelines from the Royal College of Physicians and endorsed by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine offer updated guidance on the diagnosis, assessment, care and management of patients with prolonged disorders of consciousness.  Prolonged disorders of consciousness following sudden onset brain injury: National clinical guidelines is an updated version...

Posted: 4 March 2020
FICM Board Elections 2020

The Board of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine is the main decision-making body of the Faculty, responsible for its overall direction and strategy. The 15 elected Board Members combine to make a supportive and proactive team. Come and join us!

Due to various succession factors, there will be three vacancies in this election. Elected candidates...

Posted: 2 March 2020
Regional Workforce Engagement Report: Thames Valley

Since late 2015 the Faculty has been undertaking local workforce engagements, designed to bring together stakeholders from across a region to build up a picture of both key local workforce messages and trust-level projection data.

The eighth Regional Workforce Engagement Meeting was arranged for the Thames Valley region, and this took place at the Thames Lido...