FCI News and Guest Blogs

Updates from the Faculty and thoughts and interviews from Faculty members.

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Meet our featured member for July... Dame Fiona Caldicott

05/Aug/2020 14:37:14 In Guest Posts
We are delighted to say that our featured member for July is National Data Guardian for health and adult social care, Dame Fiona Caldicott.

Launch of Competency Framework for Clinical Informaticians

04/Aug/2020 12:47:18 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics launch their Core Competencies Framework for clinical informaticians, supported by Health Education England's Digital Readiness programme

FCI Annual Scientific Conference to be held virtually

31/Jul/2020 09:53:28 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
After careful consideration, the Faculty are pleased to announce that our inaugural Annual Scientific Conference will be taking place fully virtually.

The Shuri Network bursaries to cover the cost of 15 BAME women to join the Faculty of Clinical Informatics

20/Jul/2020 16:00:06 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Shuri Network bursaries to cover the cost of 15 BAME women to join the Faculty of Clinical Informatics

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics is now open for applications from new Members and Fellows, for a limited time only

20/Jul/2020 08:24:42 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics is now open for applications from new Members and Fellows, for a limited time only

Finance, Audit and Remuneration Standing Committee – Applications for Committee Membership

13/Jul/2020 15:43:23 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty is seeking applications from Fellows and Members of the Faculty with an interest and experience in finance who would like to contribute to the Faculty by joining the Finance Audit and Remuneration Standing Committee.

Meet our featured member for June... Rafiah Badat

06/Jul/2020 11:28:33 In Guest Posts
This month we had a chat with new Member Rafiah Badat. Rafiah was kind enough to take the time out to speak to us about her current role and interests, involvement in the Shuri Network, and the importance of informatics in Speech and Language Therapy.

FCI Associate Network being established

30/Jun/2020 10:06:52 In Guest Posts
Co-founders Lou and Tejal introduce themselves and let us know about the Associate Network.

FCI Population Health Analytics webinar - Thursday 25th June

10/Jun/2020 12:57:02 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The next webinar in the Faculty series around COVID-19 will take place on 25th June, entitled "Kent & Medway (place based) approach for population health analytics".

Meet our featured member for May... Julie Haigh

02/Jun/2020 13:12:28 In Guest Posts
Julie Haigh is a Digital Midwife & Clinical Digital Change Manager living and working in North Cumbria. She is also a new Fellow of the Faculty. Julie was kind enough to take the time to speak to us about how she got involved in informatics, digital interventions, and the importance of social media!

Meet our featured member for April... Will Dixon

02/Jun/2020 13:04:24 In Guest Posts
Will is a Founding Fellow of the Faculty, a Consultant Rheumatologist at Salford Royal Foundation Trust and a Professor of Digital Epidemiology at the University of Manchester.

Invitation to complete online validation survey for the FCI Core Competencies Project

27/May/2020 10:45:35 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
FCI invites members and the wider informatics community to help validate our Core Competencies via an online survey tool - deadline 8th June

FCI Announce Results of Council Elections

21/May/2020 12:24:50 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty is pleased to announce the election of a new Chair of Council and Council members

Video for FCI webinar on Data Ethics and COVID-19 now available

13/May/2020 13:40:33 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
On 7th May 2020, we held our fourth session in the current series to introduce the topic of data ethics and how this relates to uses (and reuses) of patient data. In particular, the webinar focused on some of the ethical considerations around new and emerging data practices relating to COVID-19.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics welcomes new Fellows, Members and Associates as membership reaches over 600

06/May/2020 09:21:27 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
Following assessment, the Faculty accepted 23 new Fellows, 70 new Members and 45 new Associates, bringing the total membership of the Faculty to over 630.

Mo Murhaba Guest Blog

30/Apr/2020 11:20:17 In Guest Posts
Mo Murhaba is a Fellow of the Faculty and is currently Senior Terminology Specialist at NHS Digital. In his blog, Mo tells the Faculty about the important projects he is involved with during COVID-19.

Video for FCI webinar on Coding for General Practice now available

29/Apr/2020 10:23:16 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
On 23rd April, the Faculty held a webinar to explain the purpose of the recently published FCI COVID-19 coding advice and list of concepts for general practice.

FCI Publish Guidance on COVID-19 Coding for General Practice

17/Apr/2020 10:08:44 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics has been working on developing clear advice on COVID-19 clinical coding for General Practice across the four nations. The advice has now been published and is available to view on the Faculty website.

Annual Scientific Conference Postponed to 8th October

24/Mar/2020 10:54:58 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
Due to government measures implemented to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Scientific Conference has been postponed to Thursday 8th October 2020.

COVID-19 & Microsoft Teams in NHS Scotland

31/Mar/2020 14:34:01 In Guest Posts
Paul Campbell is Clinical Director for eHealth at NHS National Services Scotland and Honorary Secretary at the FCI. In the current COVID-19 crisis, Paul has been involved in the rapid deployment of Microsoft Teams in NHS Scotland to over 160,000 staff over a couple of weeks.