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Posted: 30 November 2016
Advanced Critical Care Practitioners

In light of some potential for confusion with other professional  groups using similar titles, this statement has been prepared by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) to clarify the professional designation of an Advanced Critical Care Practitioner (ACCP).

The ACCP role is supported/endorsed by the FICM as a valuable workforce...

Posted: 11 November 2016
FICM Trainee Representatives Election 2016

Congratulations to Dr Richard Gould has has been elected as the new FICM Trainee Representative. Dr Gould will take over from Dr Jamie Plumb as the FICM Trainee Representative Elect in January 2017. Dr Plumb will then become the Senior Trainee Representative.
 

Thank you to all those who stood in...

Posted: 9 November 2016
New Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Dean and Vice Dean

Congratulations to Dr Carl Waldmann and Dr Alison Pittard, the Faculty's new Dean and Vice Dean.

The Faculty would also like to thank Dr Anna Batchelor for all her hard work as Dean and for contributing greatly to the development of the Faculty.

 

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Posted: 8 November 2016
Joint statement on health and social care

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine welcomes the Joint Statement by the Nuffield Trust, the Health Foundation and the King’s Fund published today/yesterday. 


Most NHS providers are currently offering good quality care, in no small part due to the passionate hard work of the healthcare professionals at the...

Posted: 24 October 2016
Choosing Wisely launched today

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges today launched the Choosing Wisely campaign across the UK.

Choosing wisely is part of a global initiative aimed at improving conversations between patients and their doctors and nurses.

By having discussions that are informed by the doctor, but taking into account what’s important to...

Posted: 24 October 2016
FICM Trainee Representatives Election 2016

There are six nominees for the FICM Trainee Representative election:

  • ALRIFAI, Ziad
  • BHATIA, Rav
  • GOUGH, Chris
  • GOULD, Richard James
  • HARVIE, David
  • MAJURAN, Manohasandra

To see full election statements please click here.

All those eligible to vote have been sent the election statement and a ballot paper. There is ONE Trainee Representative vacancy – members are therefore entitled...

Posted: 21 October 2016
NIHR Clinical Research Network Awards

The Faculty is pleased to announce Dr James Plumb (Eastleigh) and Dr Stephen Wright (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) as the winners of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Awards.

The Award

Since its inception in 2006, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has significantly increased the scale of clinical research in the NHS, particularly through the NIHR...