Pre-Hospital care is a well-established branch of medicine, now practised by a broad range of practitioners from first aiders, paramedics, doctors, nurses, first responders, voluntary aid workers and remote medics including multi agency teams suchas police, fire and armed forces.
PHEM Competency Descriptors and Framework
Foundation Material in Immediate Care Manual
Clinical Material for police officers in Specialist Role
Enjoy a more interactive aspect to the Faculty, Our blogs and Webinars. The aim of the FPHC Website Blog is to allow for an area where members of the Pre-hospital Care community can come together to discuss fresh ideas, research, and experiences within the field and to start discussions among our wide audience of practitioners. Our webinars bring together some of the brightest minds in the pre-hospital care field to discuss new and innovative topics.read more
Check out our full range of membership options linked to the pre-hospital care framework, and find out about the benefits of being a member. Exciting New Members Benefit - PHEMnet. PHEMnet provides a web based pre-hospital care portfolio and enables FPHC members to input anonymised details of incidents attended, patients treated, drugs delivered and procedures carried out. For more information on this benefit visit the dedicated PHEMnet page under membership benefits.read more
The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care run a range of Exams via the Examinations Department of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The Faculty have also put together a range of video and podcast resources to help guide candidates through the examinations.read more
View our range of faculty resources created to aid the professional development of pre-hospital care practitioners, including D13 Audit Reports, guidance documents, courses, etc. Plus our educational programmes DipROM, Mountain Medicine and Crowd Doctor.read more
Are you an experienced and qualified practitioner from a paramedic, nursing or medical background? If so you may be eligible to undertake the new Fellowship in Immediate Care (FIMC) and, as appropriate, apply for Faculty Accreditation as a Consultant (Level 8) Practitioner in PHEM.read more
18 May 2022
Some exciting opportunities have arisen within the PHOTON group. As some of the current tenures within the group will come to an in August, applications have open for you to put in your interest to become involved. There is also opportunity to take leadership as chair. This will be decided after the new applicants have been chosen for the group.
20 April 2022
The recording for the Webinar 'Urgent Care - Is it time for a Chain of Urgent Care?' is now available to watch on the RCSEd website.
7 April 2022
Students will be utilised as expert patients for the OSPEs. Roles within this will vary but it is hoped to add a more realistic portrayal of scenarios. The FIMC examinations will consist of more complex scenarios and likely to require a student within the clinical years of their degree programme.
Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.×