FCI News and Guest Blogs

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Faculty of Clinical Informatics & National School of Healthcare Science launch bursary scheme

09/Feb/2021 12:54:23 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI) and Health Education England’s National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS) are pleased to announce a joint venture to fund Faculty membership for healthcare scientists working in or interested in clinical informatics.

UKFCI 2nd Annual Scientific Conference – 1st July 2021

05/Feb/2021 15:45:01 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
After a successful first conference in 2020, plans are underway for the 2021 UKFCI Annual Scientific Conference to be held on 1st July as a virtual event. We are now inviting the submission of abstracts both for presentation in the main programme and for poster presentations.

Meet our featured member for January... William Priestley

05/Feb/2021 10:49:41 In FEDIP consultation
We are pleased to introduce our featured member for January William Priestley, a Dental Advisor at the Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland.

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

01/Feb/2021 09:51:56 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
Building a network of clinical informaticians across Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland & England through a shared passion for informatics

Core Competency Framework: The (hard) working group!

27/Jan/2021 14:08:22 In FEDIP consultation
Tejal Shah gives an update on progress from the FCI Competency Framework Working Group

HEE and NHSX recruiting a Clinical Fellow for AI and Workforce

19/Jan/2021 16:58:14 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
Health Education England and NHSX are hiring a new Clinical Fellow for AI & Workforce, a great opportunity for a clinician with an interest and experience in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medicine.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics hold virtual Members Conference and first AGM

21/Dec/2020 12:09:33 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
On 15th December, the Faculty successfully held their second Annual Members Conference and first ever Annual General Meeting to around 170 members.

FCI Interview with Professor John Williams

25/Nov/2020 17:39:33 In FEDIP consultation
For November's bio, we have Professor John Williams. A previous FCI Council Member and Exec Member, John was one of the driving forces behind the creation of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics and has been involved in many pioneering areas of clinical informatics research.

Core Competency Framework: Onwards and upwards!

17/Nov/2020 11:01:06 In FEDIP consultation
Lesley Holdsworth gives an update on the progress of the FCI Competency Framework Working Group

FCI appoint Mentorship Scheme Lead

17/Nov/2020 10:40:03 In FEDIP consultation
Richard Smith is a recently retired Consultant Ophthalmologist and CCIO, and a Fellow of the Faculty. The FCI have appointed Richard as Mentorship Lead – in this blog he introduces himself and discusses the importance of mentorship for clinical informaticians.

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics welcomes 178 new members, bringing total membership to over 800!

06/Nov/2020 15:38:53 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
After assessment, the Faculty are delighted to have accepted 20 new Fellows, 83 new Members & 66 new Associates, bringing total Faculty membership to over 800!

Save the date for the FCI Annual Members Conference, 15th December

03/Nov/2020 12:22:13 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics would like to invite you to attend their Annual Members Conference, which is a free event for all Fellows, Members & Associates taking place virtually on Tuesday 15th December 2020 from 14.00 to 18.30.

Newcastle University win ‘triple sweep’ at inaugural Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Scientific Conference

22/Oct/2020 08:54:58 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
Presenters from Newcastle University win three awards at the first FCI Scientific Conference, for Prestigious Guest Presenter, Best ePoster, and Best Scientific Paper

Faculty of Clinical Informatics holds inaugural Annual Scientific Conference to over 150 delegates from digital health and social care

20/Oct/2020 15:35:42 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The first UKFCI Scientific Conference contained a mixture of scientific papers, ePosters, instructional courses and keynote speeches, to offer a range of content to a great turnout of delegates. Sessions were interspersed with breakout networking sessions.

Michael Hosking Guest Blog

02/Oct/2020 11:58:01 In FEDIP consultation
Michael works as a Digital Health Consultant in New Zealand. Starting his career as an Occupational Therapist in Australia, he now specialises in digital health

One week to go until the Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Scientific Conference!

01/Oct/2020 14:06:48 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
There's still time to sign up for the FCI Virtual Scientific Conference, taking place next Thursday 8th October

FCI Hold First Meeting of the Associate Network!

10/Sep/2020 10:41:18 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
We recap the first Associates meeting on 3rd September and next steps

Deadline EXTENDED to join the Faculty of Clinical Informatics!

03/Sep/2020 11:39:36 In Faculty Of Clinical Informatics News
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics have extended the deadline for this round of applications by a week, to midnight on Monday 14th September.