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Posted: 23 February 2017
Learning from Patient Safety Incidents

The FICM/ICS Joint Standards Committee have created a new webpage where lessons from local incidents can be shared to improve wider patient safety.

We welcome you to share important safety lessons that have occurred in your own departments that may have general relevance. Further details can be found here.

Posted: 11 January 2017
'Quality of patient care threatened' physicians tell PM

Members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have today written to the prime minister, Theresa May MP, to set out their concerns about the capacity and resources needed to meet the demands on the NHS.

The signatories are fully committed to the NHS and want to work...

Posted: 7 December 2016
New study undertaken on influence of ‘weekend effect’ on critical care outcomes

The British Journal of Anaesthesia has today published a study of outcomes for critically ill patients which finds that “the day of week and time of admission has no influence on patient mortality for unplanned admissions to adult general critical care units within the UK”.

The study1, a collaboration between researchers...

Posted: 7 December 2016
Faculty Response to the Publication of the MBRRACE - UK Report

Response to the publication of the MBRRACE-UK report1, Dr  Carl Waldmann, Dean of FICM says:

“FICM welcomes this timely report.

The death of a mother around the time of childbirth is one of the most distressing scenarios imaginable that a...

Posted: 30 November 2016
Advanced Critical Care Practitioners

Please note that as of the 1st August 2019 the current Associate Members will be renamed Advanced Critical Care Practitioner Members of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. This is solely a title change, which we hope demonstrates the importance of recognising and establishing ACCPs. There will be a new membership

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Posted: 11 November 2016
FICM Trainee Representatives Election 2016

Congratulations to Dr Richard Gould has has been elected as the new FICM Trainee Representative. Dr Gould will take over from Dr Jamie Plumb as the FICM Trainee Representative Elect in January 2017. Dr Plumb will then become the Senior Trainee Representative.
 

Thank you to all those who stood in...