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Posted: 17 July 2020
Approval of curriculum derogations for ARCP - update from the GMC

During the Covid-19 pandemic the GMC, Statutory Education Bodies (SEBs) of the four nations, and Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties have recognised there are many challenges facing trainees and trainers, and we have been working together to offer as much support as possible on these issues whilst maintaining the quality...

Posted: 17 July 2020
New FICM Pharmacist Membership route is now open!

We are pleased to announce that the new FICM Pharmacist Membership route is now open!

Critical Care Pharmacists are essential to the safe and effective running of critical care services, supporting patients and improving outcomes. They form a central part of the multi-professional team, optimising medication therapy, improving quality and safety...

Posted: 16 July 2020
Statement on Examination Fees

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, which administers and delivers the FFICM  examinations, has released the below statement regarding examination fees for the 2020/2021 academic year. The costings outlined below have been deferred until January 2021 but will apply from that date onward. 

RCoA Statement:

It is usual for examination fees to...

Posted: 16 July 2020
Board of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine 2020 Election Results

The deadline for nominations has now passed. We received three applications for the three vacancies on the Board. The applications have been verified and as the positions are uncontested, the three candidates can be duly elected without the need for a poll. I am therefore pleased to be able to...

Posted: 13 July 2020
The future of ICM/Physician dual training

In November 2019, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) and the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) submitted a proposal paper to the Curriculum Oversight Group (COG)* of the General Medical Council to defend the need for the continued ability to train between Intensive Care Medicine (ICM)...

Posted: 2 July 2020
National Transfer Project – Practitioner sub-group

Calling all ACCP Members

The FICM ACCP Sub-Committee are working with the National Transfer Project group to produce a set of advanced competencies which, when achieved by qualified ACCPs, will enable them to undertake independent transfers of certain L3 patients, working within transfer services with appropriate governance and Consultant oversight structures.

We are...

Posted: 24 June 2020
FICM ACCP Sub-Committee Seeking 2 new members

FICM ACCP Sub-Committee Seeking 2 new members


The FICM ACCP Sub-Committee (FICMASC) are looking for two new members.
Please read the Job Description for more information on the expected commitment and details of how to apply.

ACCP Sub-Committee Job Discription

If you have any queries or would like to...

Posted: 18 June 2020
Racism, discrimination and diversity within healthcare

Joint statement by the FICM Dean, RCoA President and FPM Dean

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine condemn racism and discrimination in any shape or form. We are committed to supporting our fellows, members and staff from black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds. We recognise the...

Posted: 15 June 2020
GMC survey results on the returning doctors workforce due to COVID-19 - next steps

A message from Celia Ingham Clark regarding the GMC survey results on the returning doctors workforce due to COVID-19

Before COVID-19 arrived England was short of approximately 10,000 doctors.

As part of the response to COVID-19 the GMC brought a large number of doctors who had recently relinquished their registration back onto...