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Posted: 27 October 2017
FICM Trainee Rep election result 2017

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Ratcliffe who has been elected as the new FICM Deputy Trainee Representative.

The appointment is for two years and will begin in January 2018, Dr Ratcliffe will act as Deputy Trainee Rep for the first year and will then take over as Lead Trainee Rep in January 2019. 

Thank you to all those who stood in...

Posted: 29 September 2017
FICM Trainee Representative Nominees 2017

There are nine nominees for the FICM Trainee Representative election 2017:

  • WILLIAMS, Nia
  • MOOR, Dominic
  • RATCLIFFE, Andrew
  • CRONSHAW, Helen
  • CAMPBELL, Zoe
  • HENDERSON, Mark
  • CHAPMAN, Susan
  • PERRY, Jonathan
  • BAMFORD, Pete

(candidates listed by date nomination received)

To see full election statements please click here.

All those eligible to vote have been sent an

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Posted: 26 September 2017
DH Future of Health report

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine welcomes the Future of Health research report produced through the Department of Health (and analysed independently by RAND Europe). 

Many of the themes raised throughout will come as no surprise to critical care staff, who experience these growing issues in the present.  The report...

Posted: 19 September 2017
Department of Health's announcement regarding measures to improve Sepsis identification, tracking and prevention

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
  • ...
Posted: 12 September 2017
2017 ICM Curriculum changes

2017 Curriculum updates

The following changes have been approved by the GMC:

 

  1. Quality Improvement

    The requirement to undertake Audits have been replaced by participation in a Quality Improvement project, this is to reflect a general shift in undertaking QI projects rather than audits across specialties.

     

  2. Removal of expanded case summaries:

    Expanded case summaries have

  3. ...
Posted: 16 August 2017
Shape of Training report

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...

Posted: 9 August 2017
Expert Case Record Reviewers needed for High-intensity Specialist Led Acute Care (HiSLAC) project

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
https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/hsdr/1212817/#/


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.


HiSLAC is...