Applications for Membership and Fellowship of the Faculty are now open!

Since being established, the Faculty has now grown to a membership of 542 Members, Fellows and Associates. Due to continued interest from potential members, the Faculty has decided to again open up for applications!

Vicky Chaplin, founding member of the FCI Early Careers Group, introduces her ECG Twitter slot

Vicky Chaplin is Assistant Director for Medicines Optimisation at NHS London Procurement Partnership, and Medicines and Prescribing Associate at NICE. She is also a Member or the Faculty and one of the founders of our Early Careers Special Interest Group. Vicky will be manning the ECG Twitter account over the next few weeks and wrote this blog to introduce herself, discuss her roles in pharmacy and informatics, and give an idea of what the ECG Twitter account will be posting over the coming weeks.

FCI Seeks Clinical Lead and Assessors for CPD Accreditation

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics are seeking to appoint a clinical lead and a panel of assessors for CPD accreditation. We are seeking applications from any health or care discipline as many learning resources will be multi-disciplinary.

Council and Chair of Council Elections

Current council members’ terms of office are 2 years and end in May 2020, except for Executive Officers who have a three year term, ending in May 2021. This means 8 out of 12 Council seats are up for election. In addition the Chair of Council will be stepping down and so there will also be an election of a new Chair.

Meet our featured member for January... Ronan O'Leary

Ronan O’Leary is a consultant in neurosciences and trauma intensive care medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and a Member of the Faculty. We had a chat with Ronan about his career in informatics and what's happening at the University of Cambridge Healthcare Data Programme.