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.


Applications are invited for Training Posts for the National Training Programme in Intensive Care Medicine

Wednesday, 13 July, 2022

Clinical Fellowship (Year One) in Intensive Care Medicine & Advanced Clinical Fellow (Year Two) Post CSCST posts in Intensive Care Medicine  Posts commencing July 2023 Advanced Clinical Fellowship (Year 2 ICM Training) applicants must: Have

EGLS Course Cork August 2022

Wednesday, 8 June, 2022

EGLS (Echo Guided Life Support) is a one day basic echo course that is useful for those beginning basic accreditation in critical care echo. It is recognised as a basic course for the purposes of

Mater Basic Critical Care Echo Course

Saturday, 16 April, 2022

The Mater are running their regular yearly Basic Critical Care Echo course on June 1st and 2nd 2022 in the Pillar Centre in the Mater hospital. Details of course and application are below Flyer Application

Irish Donor Awareness Programme (IDAP) 2022

Tuesday, 5 April, 2022

The Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of Ireland is running a one-day course on the Management of Brain Death & Organ Donation. The aim of this course is to help clinicians remain optimally skilled

FUSIC Heart Course in Galway 25th March 2022

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022

The team at Galway University Hospitals Anaesthesia and Intensive Care are running a FUSIC Heart course in Galway on the 25th March 2022. The venue is the Glenlo Abbey Hotel. This course is approved as

JFICMI Introduction to Intensive Care

Saturday, 7 August, 2021

The JFICMI is hosting an intro to ICU course for all interested especially targeted at those beginning their rotations through the ICU. The zoom link can be found by scanning the QR code below or

FUSIC heart course – Galway

Wednesday, 28 July, 2021

Galway are running a FUSIC Heart couse on August 14th. Faculty include 2 current BSE Adult Critical Care Echocardiography committee members and FUSIC Heart supervisors and mentors. Please email: if interested

Applications Open – Fellowships in Intensive Care Medicine July 2022

Tuesday, 6 July, 2021

Applications are invited for Training Posts for: Senior Clinical Fellowship & Post CSCST in Intensive Care Medicine – Commencing July 2022 Senior Clinical Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine applicants must: Have achieved CSCST or equivalent

FUSIC HD Ultrasound Accreditation

Friday, 4 June, 2021

FUSIC is the the current paradigm for basic echo and ultrasound accreditation developed by the UK Intensive Care Society. They have recently developed and published on a more advanced echo and haemodynamics accreditation pathway suitable

An interview with Dr Dermot Phelan, founding member of JFICMI

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021

Dr Dermot Phelan was one of the first Consultant Intensivists in Ireland and among others played a leading role in the development of Intensive Care as a specialty in Ireland.  Recently we interviewed him on

WIN FOCUS Ultrasound Conference June 12-13th 2021

Tuesday, 11 May, 2021

The 2021 WINFOCUS Virtual Congress on Point of Care Ultrasound: “Pandemic and beyond”, June 12-13th 2021 will be held in a virtual format. The specific aim of the conference is to freely offer a scientific/educational