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Posted: 28 July 2017
Competency Sign-off Guidance

The Faculty have been made aware via trainees, tutors and regional advisors alike that there is variation around the UK as to how ICM training competencies are achieved, and importantly how they are ‘signed off’.

The Faculty has created this guidance document to try to bring in some standardisation as...

Posted: 13 July 2017
FICM Comments on the NCEPOD Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation: Inspiring Change report

FICM welcome the release of the NCEPOD report on Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation and Dr John Butler, FICM representative, has prepared the following summary of the report. 

Inspiring Change: A review of the quality of care provided to patients receiving acute non-invasive ventilation.

NCEPOD Report 2017

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine welcomes this report...

Posted: 23 June 2017
ACCP Survey

In June 2017 The ACCP Sub-Committee was approached by Ms Jennifer Wilson (Trainee ACCP) with a request to assist in the distribution of a new survey of ACCPs looking into job satisfaction and levels of burnout amongst Advanced Critical Care Practicioners.

Ms Wilson will be coordinating the survey results and presenting the findings.


Posted: 21 June 2017
NICE/SCIE Quick Guide - Children's to adults' services transition

NICE and SCIE have just publised a quick guide to support implementation of the Quality Standard on Transition from Children's to Adults' Services. The guide is based on the guideline and quality standard for this topic and explains how early planning and access to the right information can help young people...

Posted: 20 June 2017
Recruitment to Retirement - A Census update for Fellows and Members

Thank you to all of those who have completed this year's Census so far.  

We really cannot stress enough how important this information is to the Faculty and its Workforce projects.

As soon as the survey closes on the 5th July 2017, work will begin on presenting the findings to you,...

Posted: 14 June 2017
Regional Workforce Engagement Report: Yorkshire and Humber

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 fourth Regional Workforce Engagment Meeting was arranged for the Yorkshire and Humber region, and this took place in...