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Posted: 18 January 2018
QA Annual Report 2017

The FICM Training, Assessment and Quality Committee (FICMTAQ) publishes an annual report on quality data collected and reviewed during the previous training year, and we are pleased to advise the QA Annual report covering 2017 has just been launched.

Please click here to see the full report, and previous reports are also on...

Posted: 21 June 2017
NICE/SCIE Quick Guide - Children's to adults' services transition

NICE and SCIE have just publised a quick guide to support implementation of the Quality Standard on Transition from Children's to Adults' Services. The guide is based on the guideline and quality standard for this topic and explains how early planning and access to the right information can help young people...

Posted: 20 June 2017
Recruitment to Retirement - A Census update for Fellows and Members

Thank you to all of those who have completed this year's Census so far.  

We really cannot stress enough how important this information is to the Faculty and its Workforce projects.

As soon as the survey closes on the 5th July 2017, work will begin on presenting the findings to you,...

Posted: 14 June 2017
Regional Workforce Engagement Report: Yorkshire and Humber

Since late 2015 the Faculty has been undertaking local workforce engagements, designed to bring together stakeholders from across a region to build up a picture of both key local workforce messages and Trust-level projection data.

The fourth Regional Workforce Engagment Meeting was arranged for the Yorkshire and Humber region, and this took place in...

1 June 2017
FICM/NIHR Research Awards 2017

For the second consecutive year the Faculty of Intensive care Medicine, in conjunction with the NIHR Clinical Research Network, are offering two awards which aim to recognise outstanding contributions from NHS Clinicians to the conduct of NIHR Clinical Research Network portfolio research studies. 

There are two awards, funded by FICM, with a...

Posted: 19 May 2017
GMC Intensive Care Pilot - Volunteers Needed

The Academic Centre for Medical Education at UCL is working with the GMC to reviewFitness to Practise procedures and update the assessments to ensure each assessment is fair to the doctor being assessed. To do this, UCL and the GMC are holding validation events for new assessment material and are looking for interested and...

Posted: 10 May 2017
NCEPOD Study on the Peri-operative management of surgical patients with diabetes

NCEPOD is undertaking a new study to identify and explore remediable factors in the process of care in the peri-operative management of surgical patients with diabetes.

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


It will be a retrospective review of patients who are admitted to...

Posted: 5 May 2017
Important Information concerning ACCP Associate Membership

In 2014 the Faculty opened up the route of Associate Membership for individuals who had undertaken ACCP Training.  During this transition period the ACCP Sub-Committee were able to review applications of equivalent training whilst the official ACCP curriculum was established.  

Now that ACCP Training is established the FICM Board and ACCP Sub-Committee...

Posted: 11 April 2017
NCEPOD Study on Acute Heart Failure - Case Reviewers required

NCEPOD are recruiting a multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals with a working interest in Acute Heart Failure.

Case Reviewers will be asked to attend meetings during which they will assess case note extracts and questionnaires and provide expert opinion on the care patients receive. A training day will be held on...