Pre-Hospital care is a well-established branch of medicine, now practiced by a broad range of practitioners from first aiders, paramedics, doctors, nurses, first responders, voluntary aid workers and remote medics including multi agency teams such as police, fire and armed forces.
Foundation Material in Immediate Care Manual
Clinical Material for Police Officers in Specialist Role
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
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
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
View all endorsed courses and learn how to apply for endorsement.read more
24 February 2023
Certificate of FIMC Eligibility - Now Reopened
With immediate effect, applications for a Certificate of FIMC Eligibility against the existing Regulations (February 2020) based on the 2015 PHEM subspeciality curriculum have been reopened: i.e. the process is unchanged from before the pause. This is the only route available to apply for the July 2023 FIMC diet.
22 February 2023
FPHC 2023 Conference - Decision to Postpone
It is with regret that we announce the postponement of the FPHC conference, which was due to take place on the 16th & 17th March 2023 in Edinburgh. The new date for the conference will be 6th & 7th November 2023. more details to follow
7 February 2023
FPHC Webinar: Retrieval Medicine and the DRTM: Past, Present and Future
Join the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (FPHC) for their next webinar on Wednesday 15 February.
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.×