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Posted: 21 August 2019
Midnight Law release

The Faculty is pleased to announce the release of a new series produced by our Legal & Ethical Policy Unit (LEPU) called Midnight Law.  Midnight Law aims to cover thorny legal issues in a one-page summary that you can access whenever and wherever an issue may arrive.  Please click on the...

Posted: 18 June 2018
Increase in NHS funding

The Faculty is pleased to hear about government plans for a real increase in NHS funding in England over the coming five years.

 

"We have been working over the last year with key healthcare stakeholders, including the DHSC and NHS England, to raise the profile...

9 June 2018
New Critical Futures and Workforce Resources Are Ready

FICM are pleased to announce the launch of three resources relating to our work on Critical Futures and workforce.
 

Critical Futures webpages

The Critical Futures initiative now has a permanent home on our website ribbon (here).  This resource currently includes the first Report, a breakdown...

Posted: 22 May 2018
ACCP Video Launch

After working with staff and patients at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, the Faculty are proud to present this video detailing how crucial ACCPS are to the modern NHS.  Interviews from Medical Director - Aidan Harris, ACCP - Carole Boulanger, ICU Clinical Lead- Rebecca Appleboam, Patient Michael Belcher and...

Posted: 5 May 2018
FICM and RCoA Update on ICM ST3 Offers

FICM and the RCoA were made aware yesterday of problems with the RCPL-led medical training recruitment processes. This has had a knock-on effect to destabilise single and dual specialty ICM recruitment which we know has caused anxiety for our members involved in the current application round.

The Faculty and the College...

Posted: 3 May 2018
FICM signs letter to Home Secretary on Tier 2 visas

With our colleagues at the BMA, NHS Employers and other Royal Colleges, the Faculty has written today to the new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, to call for urgent review of the Tier 2 visa system and its impact on international doctors, nurses and members...