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Posted: 21 April 2021
ICUsteps Rehab Is Critical campaign

ICUsteps launches the #RehabIsCritical Campaign to demand improved services for intensive care patients after leaving hospital.

On Wednesday 21st April 2021, on National ICU Rehabilitation Day, ICUsteps will launch a community rehabilitation campaign #RehabIsCritical to demand improved care for intensive care patients when they leave hospital.

Many intensive care patients do not...

Posted: 23 April 2020
Major boost to intensive care training posts across England

100 new ICM posts announced

The Faculty is incredibly pleased to hear the announcement from Health Education England that there will be a major boost for intensive care training.

We have long championed the need for an increase in posts across the United Kingdom. This is to both address historical inequity in...

Posted: 20 April 2020
COVID-19 psychological support for senior clinicians

The Association of Clinical Psychologists is offering a confidential self-referral service for senior medical staff, clinical team leaders and senior management to provide one-to-one psychological support for those who feel they would benefit from it. ACP-UK is also offering a series of webinars offering psychological support for frontline staff.

 

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Posted: 20 April 2020
Neurological Complications of COVID-19

Neurological Complications of COVID-19: 

Reporting of patients for national/international data registries

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the COVID-19 pandemic will leave in its wake a substantial burden of neurological disease. This will occur in many forms from the common (critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy, hypoxic encephalopathy, stroke, delirium etc.),...

Posted: 15 April 2020
Confirmation of death in a positive or suspected Covid 19 patient

The Faculty would like to share this guidance for confirmation of death in a positive or suspected Covid 19 patient. This is just one example that we have adapted for widespread distribution. It is a practical approach that can be adopted during the pandemic. We are extremely grateful for people...

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...