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
3 May 2021
Mark Baker and Rosanna Watts are fourth year medical students at the University of Birmingham interested in Pre-Hospital Medicine. Over the last year, they have collated Patient Report Forms completed by Officers after providing care at medical incidents. COVID-19 National restrictions led to changes in public behaviour and so affected the number and type of medical incident attended. This poster, comparing 2020 to 2019 data, displays their findings.
16 April 2021
The following vacancies have become available within the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care: FPHC Chair, FPHC Vice Chair (Doctor), FPHC Honorary Treasurer & The Gibson Chair Lectureship.
24 March 2021
A three part leacure series looking at the roles and responsibilities of the three main emergency services, both core responses and specialist capabilities. Each services will also look at the level of medical care available within their services to allow a better understanding of each service and their capacity, enhancing interoperability.
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.×