All of the latest new items from FICM can be found here.
The Faculty welcomes the Department of Health’s announcement regarding measures to improve sepsis, identification, tracking and prevention
Any measures which aim to help patients and healthcare professionals tackle sepsis should be applauded.
The new measures include:
- a clear definition of adult sepsis for clinicians, so sepsis is identified and recorded more quickly
- educational ...
2017 Curriculum updates
The following changes have been approved by the GMC:
The requirement to undertake Audits have been replaced by participation in a Quality Improvement project, this is to reflect a general shift in undertaking QI projects rather than audits across specialties.
Removal of expanded case summaries:
Expanded case summaries have...
The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine welcomes the report from the Shape of Training Steering Group. The key principles of broad based and responsive training are central to the Faculty’s view of how ICM training should be designed. Although the report was crafted prior to our meeting with the Shape...
Expert Case Record Reviewers needed for High-intensity Specialist Led Acute Care (HiSLAC) project
Please see below for details;
Funded by the NIHR-HS&DR Programme
We are offering consultants and senior registrars in adult acute medical specialities the
opportunity to participate in the HiSLAC project as expert case record reviewers.
Please be advised that the Adult Critical Care Influenza Guidance has now been published and is available here:
The guidance provides advice and recommendations for healthcare professionals on managing seasonal influenza cases in adult critical care units. ...
The FICM/FPM/RCoA Transparency Data: The Cost of Training report is now available for review
The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) ensure that trainees, members and fellows are provided with an appropriate breakdown of costs of supporting trainees and...
The Faculty have been made aware via trainees, tutors and regional advisors alike that there is variation around the UK as to how ICM training competencies are achieved, and importantly how they are ‘signed off’.
The Faculty has created this guidance document to try to bring in some standardisation as...
The Faculty welcome the appointment of Dr Anna Batchelor, our Immediate Past Dean and the current Chair of the Critical Care Leadership Forum, as the Intensive and Critical Care Lead for Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT).
GIRFT brings together leading NHS clinicians to lead in depth specialty reviews...
FICM welcome the release of the NCEPOD report on Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation and Dr John Butler, FICM representative, has prepared the following summary of the report.
Inspiring Change: A review of the quality of care provided to patients receiving acute non-invasive ventilation.
NCEPOD Report 2017
The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine welcomes this report...