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Senior house officer training posts in intensive care medicine for three or six months are advertised regularly in BMJ Careers. Posts are either stand alone or typically as part of medical, surgical, and anaesthetic rotations. From time to time rotations that cover several different acute specialties are available--for example, accident and emergency, anaesthetics, intensive care, and acute medicine.
Not all posts that are advertised have been approved for training by the Intercollegiate Board for Training in Intensive Care Medicine or a parent royal college. Trainees who wish to undertake further training as a specialist registrar in an intensive care unit must have completed