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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...

Posted: 28 July 2020
FICM and HEE launch COVID Skills Passport

The entire intensive care community is keen to acknowledge the contributions made during the COVID-19 pandemic by many members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT). In particular, those who were deployed into Critical Care areas, joined rotas, used existing skills, and cross-skilled as abilities and supervision permitted.

The...

Posted: 28 July 2020
FICM Education Sub-Committee seeking new members

The FICM Education Sub-Committee (FICMESC) are looking for three new members.
 

The Sub-Committee coordinates and oversees the Faculty’s focus in the areas of: 

  • Overall education strategy

  • Events, study days and conferences

  • e-ICM: the NHS e-learning resource for critical care

  • The FICM’s wider e-learning resource, FICMLearning.org

...

Posted: 22 July 2020
Future Doctor Report published today

Health Education England are pleased to announce that they have published their Future Doctor report today. 

This co-created vision outlines the skills and attributes that medical professionals will require to deliver high quality care in an ever-changing healthcare landscape, and considers the implications for education and...

Posted: 22 July 2020
Take part in the GMC's 2020 National Training Survey

The General Medical Council’s (GMC) 2020 national training survey is now live. Doctors in training and trainers have until Wednesday 12 August to take part.

The survey gathers important data from doctors in training and trainers on the quality of postgraduate medical education. It was originally scheduled to take place in...

Posted: 21 July 2020
COVID Skills Passport – coming soon!

The Faculty have been keen to recognise and acknowledge the contributions made during the COVID-19 pandemic by many members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT). In particular, trainees who were deployed into Critical Care areas, joined rotas, used existing skills, and cross-skilled as abilities and supervision permitted.

To this end we are...

Posted: 21 July 2020
FICM Pharmacy Sub-Committee now recruiting!

FICM’s Pharmacy Sub-Committee (PSC) was formed in July 2020 and will be responsible for all matters relating to Critical Care Pharmacists, including the delivery of educational and training tools such as the curriculum and its supporting materials, developing a workforce strategy, enabling a route of membership and reviewing and considering...