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Posted: 9 April 2020
FICM Media Appearances 6-10 April 2020

FICM has made many media appearances recently discussing COVID-19 and intensive care medicine. We have listed them here for ease, should you wish to find a particular news item or interview. Please note that some links hosted on other sites may become unavailable over time.

Many thanks to Alison...

Posted: 9 April 2020
Faculty pleased to endorse intubateCOVID project

The Faculty are pleased to endorse the intubateCOVID project alongside many other specialty groups. This project aims to collect data to ascertain the risk factors associated with COVID-19, including airway managers/assistants developing COVID-19 and the use of PPE. Please click here for full information and a link to...

Posted: 9 April 2020
Radios for Intensive Care

The Faculty has been approached by People Powered, a charitable group hoping to support frontline NHS staff during the outbreak.

They have trialled a system in London of lending (for up to 3 months) walkie-talkies to critical care units to aid communication (i.e. around PPE and isolation rooms)....

Posted: 31 March 2020
ACCP Sub-Committee Statement Regarding ACCPs on Medical Rotas

It is the expectation that trained ACCPs working on medical rotas in critical care continue to do so to support the entire workforce during the pandemic. In these challenging times there will inevitably be blurring of tasks and activities to ensure safe care is delivered. ACCPs are well placed to be...

Posted: 30 March 2020
Keep Strong Keep Safe Twitter Banner

The Faculty are really pleased to see such a positive reaction to our new Twitter banner. If you would like to use it the banner too and keep the message going on your own Twitter account, the image is available for download here. Right click and save as...

Posted: 20 March 2020
COVID-19 Contingency Workforce Planning – Trainee ACCPs

COVID-19 Contingency Workforce Planning – Trainee ACCPs

With escalating pressures within the critical care workforce, the FICM ACCP Sub-Committee has issued the following guidance on utilising trainee ACCPs.


Trainee ACCPs should not be considered to work in the role if:
•They are in the first 6 months of training.
•They have...