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Posted: 21 April 2021
ICUsteps Rehab Is Critical campaign

ICUsteps launches the #RehabIsCritical Campaign to demand improved services for intensive care patients after leaving hospital.

On Wednesday 21st April 2021, on National ICU Rehabilitation Day, ICUsteps will launch a community rehabilitation campaign #RehabIsCritical to demand improved care for intensive care patients when they leave hospital.

Many intensive care patients do not...

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...

Posted: 10 June 2020
FICM to strengthen links with Critical Care Pharmacists

The Faculty is incredibly pleased in our 10th year to strengthen links with Critical Care Pharmacy. This follows very positive discussions with pharmacy leads over the last few months and agreement by our Board to make this future investment for the good of our services.

Critical Care Pharmacists are essential to...

Posted: 28 May 2020
FICM Training News

ICM Training Update

 

Recruitment

Recruitment to ICM Training has taken place and we expect to welcome successful applicants to our programme in August as planned, in line with national policy. Recruitment to ST3 posts was significantly disrupted with the cancellation of all interviews. The revised selection process consisted of allocation...