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!

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.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics Launches CPD Accreditation Scheme

One of the core aims of the Faculty is to ensure that there is appropriate education available in the arena of clinical informatics and to signal that any such training is being delivered to an appropriate standard. As part of this objective, the Faculty have launched a CPD Accreditation service.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics partners with BMJ Health and Care Informatics as its official Journal

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics is delighted to announce the BMJ Health and Care Informatics (BMJ HCI) as its official Journal.

Videos published for first UK workshop on Mobilising Computable Biomedical Knowledge

On 29th October, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics helped to run the UK's first workshop on mobilising computable biomedical knowledge (MCBK), which was organised alongside the BCS, NICE, HL7 UK and The Learning Healthcare Project. Speakers were filmed on the day and the videos of these talks are now published and available to watch.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics partners with Digital Health Rewired 2020

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics returns as a partner of Digital Health Rewired, the most exciting event in UK health IT, connecting current and future health IT leaders and teams with the best in disruptive technology and innovation.

FCI Establish Informal Professional Mentorship Programme

At the Faculty Annual Members Conference on 25th November, Alan Hassey (Chair of the FCI Education and Standards Committee) announced the launch of the informal professional mentoring scheme. The scheme is now in place and underway!

FCI complete Phase 1 of Core Competencies Project and invite feedback

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics have completed the first phase of their Core Competencies Project. We are now inviting key stakeholders, members of the FCI, the wider informatics community and the public to provide feedback on the findings from Phase 1.

Newcastle University’s Health Informatics Course is the first to be CPD Accredited by the FCI

Alongside Health Education England North East and North Cumbria, Newcastle University and the Institute of Coding have co-developed a brand new course offering an introduction to health informatics. This is the first course to be CPD accredited by the Faculty of Clinical Informatics.