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Posted: 11 December 2018
Looking at the Future of Surgery

The Faculty welcomes the release of report the Future of Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons. The report was launched on 07 December 2018. The interactive dashboard for the report can be found here and the full report is available here. The Future of Surgery focuses on new technologies and their...

Posted: 26 September 2018
e-ICM Survey

The e-ICM  e-learning project is an online ICM education programme consisting of over 700 sessions free to anyone working in the NHS.  Embedded within the Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) hub and funded by FICM and NHS Education, the aim is to make easily accessible educational content for those working...

Posted: 11 September 2018
Professor Graham Ramsay

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine regret to announce the death of Professor Graham Ramsay, who died on September 6th 2018.  He was President of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) from 2004 - 2006. 

Amongst his many notable achievements he created the PACT programme,...

Posted: 10 September 2018
FICM Clinical Excellence Awards Survey

The Faculty is pleased to report that it has been accepted as a ranking and nominating body for the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) process, which we understand will continue into 2019. This means that ICM now has both the Faculty and the...

Posted: 7 September 2018
Faculty statement regarding SNAP2 publication

The Faculty welcomes the first publication arising from the work of the 2nd Sprint National Anaesthesia Project: Epidemiology of Critical Care provision after Surgery (SNAP-2: EpiCCS).This BJA article concentrates on risk factors for cancellation of major surgery and naturally includes issues of critical care capacity.

 

SNAP-2 findings rightly...

Posted: 22 August 2018
NCEPOD Study on long-term ventilation (LTV) in young people

NCEPOD is undertaking a new study to identify remediable factors in the care of patients before their 25th Birthday who are receiving, or have received LTV.

Please read below for further details on the Case Note Reviewers they require;

 

It will be a retrospective review of patients receiving LTV over a two year...

13 August 2018
FICM response to Dr Bawa-Garba's Court of Appeal decision

Dr Bawa-Garba has won her appeal and will be restored to the Medical Register.

 

The FICM Dean, Dr Carl Waldmann, said today:

“The NHS must be a place where people feel able to reflect openly and clearly on their mistakes in a culture of learning rather than of blame.  This essential process

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