Standards & Documents

On this page, you will find numerous documents relating to ICM in Ireland. The documents are stored in chronological order and can be searched using searchwords and/or date of publication. For documents relating to paediatric intensive care, including Standards for ICM in Ireland, please visit the relevant paediatric section of this website.

The Faculty and the ICSI have maintained an ongoing commitment to developing ICUs and ICM in Ireland and it proposed and strongly supported the commissioning of the ‘Prospectus study’ by  the HSE. This report Towards Excellence in Critical Care – Reveiw of Adult Critical Care Services in the Republic of Ireland (2009) and its outline of the national priorities for ICM is strongly endorsed by the JFICMI and it also endorses the role to the HSE’s National Critical Care Programme (NCCP) in its endeavours to implement its recommendations.


Minimum Standards

Tuesday, 2 June, 2015

  • National Standards for Adult Critical Services (2019)
  • JFICMI ICSI Minimum Standards

CCP Model of Care for Adult Critical Care

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

The Joint Faculty strongly supports the Model of Care from the HSE Critical Care Program.

  • CCP Model of Care for Adult Critical Care (pdf)
  • Towards Excellence in Critical Care: Prospectus 2009

ICSI Guidelines on Brainstem Death and Management of the Organ Donor

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

  • ICSI Guidelines on Brainstem Death and Management of the Organ Donor (pdf)

Donation after Circulatory Death Guidelines

Monday, 31 July, 2017

Recently approved ICSI guidelines governing the process of DCD DCD ICSI Guideline

Education, Training and Curriculum

Monday, 11 December, 2017

  • Higher Specialist Training in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Curriculum and Minimum Standards Requirements


Monday, 11 December, 2017

Training in cardiac ECHO has become a core component of ICU training, it’s inclusion as one of the competencies recognised by CoBaTRice  emphasises this point. The Joint Faculty has been led and guided by experts such

Certification and Accreditation

Monday, 11 December, 2017

These resources are currently being updated to 2019 versions.    

  • Periodic Visitation Record PDF
  • Periodic Visitation Record .doc format