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The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

Welcome to the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

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. 

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PHEM Competency Descriptors and Framework

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Foundation Material in Immediate Care Manual

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Clinical Material for police officers in Specialist Role

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Membership

Membership

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.

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Faculty Blog & Webinars

Faculty Blog & Webinars

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.

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Exams & Exam Resources

Exams & Exam Resources

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.

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Education & Faculty Resources

Education & Faculty Resources

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.

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Faculty Accreditation

Faculty Accreditation

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.

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Course Endorsements

Course Endorsements

View all endorsed courses and learn how to apply for endorsement.

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27 September 2022

Opportunities to Become Involved!

An exciting opportunity have arisen to become an elected Member of the Faculty Advisory Board. Elected Members have the opportunity to drive forward the pre-hospital care agenda and have a meaningful input into shaping the strategy of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care. The current elected representative post is vacant and an election will be held to fill this. 1 x Nurse Representative

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21 September 2022

Facilitated Elective in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine 2023

A Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Facilitated Elective in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine 2023.Two places available one in Wales and one in London. Please send your completed application electronically to fphc@rcsed.ac.uk to be received by 12:00 Monday 10 October 2022. The decision will be made, and the successful applicant notified on Monday 31 October 2022.

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21 September 2022

FPHC HEMS ELECTIVES 2023

The Faculty has arranged with The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS), the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) and the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for successful medical student applicants to spend a 4-week elective experiencing a HEMS based PHEM system. Please send your completed application electronically to fphc@rcsed.ac.uk to be received by 12:00 Monday 10 October 2022. The decision will be made and the successful applicant notified no later than Monday 31 October 2022.

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Upcoming System Maintenance & Network Disruption

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.

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