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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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Posted: 5 November 2019
Clinical Excellence Awards 2020 – applying for FICM support

Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs) are intended to recognise and reward exceptional contribution over and above what is normally expected in a post. The awards are made to medically or dentally qualified NHS consultants for a fixed term and may be renewed following review.

In England, national CEA awards are...