FCI News and Guest Blogs

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

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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.

Meet our Faculty Trustee... Yinka Makinde

02/Apr/2020 11:32:04 In Guest Posts
We spoke to one of our Lay Trustees, Yinka Makinde, about her career in digital health and her experience of the Faculty so far. Yinka is an experienced healthcare and technology leader and entrepreneur, and is currently the Programme Director at DigitalHealth.London (DH.L).