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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: 17 December 2020
Intensive Care Staff Choir Join The Race For Christmas Number One

A 100-strong Zoom choir made up of ICU staff are aiming for a different kind of viral release with a re-make of classic Police track ‘Every Breath You Take’ in a bid to secure the Christmas number one spot and raise funds to support NHS staff recovery from the trials...

Posted: 14 December 2020
Update on Training in ICM with the Group 1 Physician Specialties

We are very pleased to announce that agreement has been reached with the GMC and the four Statutory Education Bodies for training to be undertaken from August 2022 in Intensive Care Medicine in association with the Group 1 physician specialties. As there will not be any separation of internal medicine...

Posted: 3 December 2020
New ICM Curriculum: Supporting Excellence receives GMC approval

The Faculty are delighted to announce that the new ICM Curriculm: Supporting Excellence has now officially been approved by the General Medical Council (GMC) and as such, it will be implemented on 04 August 2021. However, for those wishing to submit an application to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist...

Posted: 2 December 2020
Clarification on the use of Tociluzimab for critically ill patients with COVID-19

A joint statement from the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Intensive Care Society.

Tociluzimab is a monoclonal antibody which until recently has been used predominantly in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

It is one of a number of immunomodulatory drugs being evaluated in clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19;...

Posted: 2 November 2020
FICM ACCP Sub-Committee Opportunity: 2 Consultants

02 November 2020

The FICM ACCP Sub-Committee (FICMASC) are looking for two new consultant members with experience of supervising ACCPs.

Please read the Job Description for more information on the expected commitment and details of how to apply.

If you have any queries or would like to arrange an informal chat please...