The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has been working on simplifying medical appraisal and the revised arrangements have now been agreed by NHSE/I. Steve Powis has sent a letter to responsible officers and medical directors in the service with details. Medical appraisal was suspended for most doctors in...
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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.
Update on FICM activities in light of COVID-19
Firstly, and most importantly, thank you for all you are already doing and will continue to look after our patients during the growing outbreak. The website launched this afternoon, www.icmanaesthesiacovid-19.org, contains ongoing information and support related to the clinical and managerial aspects...
Anaesthetists working closely with intensive care doctors to tackle COVID-19
Updating of core skills can reduce pressures on critical care resources and enhances patient care for those who need it most
New multidisciplinary website launched today containing information, guidance & resources to tackle COVID-19
The expected surge in the number of COVID-19 patients...
New guidelines from the Royal College of Physicians and endorsed by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine offer updated guidance on the diagnosis, assessment, care and management of patients with prolonged disorders of consciousness. Prolonged disorders of consciousness following sudden onset brain injury: National clinical guidelines is an updated version...
The Board of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine is the main decision-making body of the Faculty, responsible for its overall direction and strategy. The 15 elected Board Members combine to make a supportive and proactive team. Come and join us!
Due to various succession factors, there will be three vacancies in this election. Elected candidates...
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 eighth Regional Workforce Engagement Meeting was arranged for the Thames Valley region, and this took place at the Thames Lido...
FICMLearning.org is now live as of 3 February 2020!
What is FICMLearning.org?
FICMLearning.org is the Faculty's hub for FOAMed relating to critical care. The site hosts free, easily accessible educational content for those working in critical care.
What can I expect to find on FICMLearning?
- Case of the Month
- Exam resource centre
As more information about the Wuhan new coronavirus becomes avaible, we will update our page dedicated to information and gudiance about the virus.
Please check reguarly for updates....
Statement from FICM Dean, Dr Alison Pittard on the recent publication of 'Principles for Effective Working with Medical Associate Professions' by the BMA.
“The BMA has today published two documents on Medical Associate Professions, which currently includes Advanced Critical Care Practitioners. They will be useful for employers and the wider medical...