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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: 6 March 2020
Prolonged disorders of consciousness: new guidelines to help doctors and families

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...

Posted: 4 March 2020
FICM Board Elections 2020

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...

Posted: 2 March 2020
Regional Workforce Engagement Report: Thames Valley

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...

Posted: 3 February 2020
FICMLearning is live! is now live as of 3 February 2020!


What is 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?

  • Podcasts
  • Blogs
  • Case of the Month
  • Events
  • e-ICM
  • Exam resource centre


Posted: 19 December 2019
Faculty Christmas Closures 2019

The Faculty office will be closed from 25 December 2019 until 2 January 2020. The office will reopen at 9am on 2 Janaury 2020. If you have an enquires during this time please contact us via email at


Posted: 18 December 2019
FICM10 Trainer Award winner

We are very pleased to announce the winner of the FICM10 Trainer Award: Dr Andy Campbell.

The Trainer Award is to celebrate excellent training in Critical Care and to acknowledge our hard working trainers. We asked trainees to nominate an ICM trainer considered to have contributed significantly to training and/or trainee welfare. We...

Posted: 13 December 2019
Dean's Winter Pressures Message

"Last year we released a joint winter pressures statement with our colleagues at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 

The points we made then still stand: lack of capacity, the impending need for surge planning and the increased protection we will need to give to our critical care staff and patients and

Posted: 2 December 2019
Fellowship by Assessment fellowship Route Closing

Following the decision by the Faculty Board in late 2018, the Fellow by Assessment route will close at midnight on 16 December 2019. We wish to publicse the route closure again to allow time for those thinking of applying to submit an application.

Thinking of applying?

If you think you may be...