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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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

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 from first aiders, paramedics, doctors, nurses, first responders, voluntary aid workers and remote medics including multi agency teams such as police, fire and the armed forces.

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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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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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30 October 2020

A brief review on BS8848: 2014 and its relevance to new or inexperienced expedition ‘medics’

British Standard 8848: 2014 sets out good practice for a wide range of overseas adventurous activities covering all aspects from initial planning to safe return home. This article has reviewed the guidance and focused on aspects related to the ‘medic’ to assist in ensuring your own trips meet this high standard.

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16 October 2020

FPHC HEMS Electives 2021

After a very competitive application process which attracted some very high caliber candidates, we would like to announce the three applicants who were awarded the HEMS electives 2021: The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) elective has been awarded to Paul Mogey. And the two elective positions available with the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) have been awarded to Oliver Sims, and Shannon Bernard Healy.

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9 October 2020

FPHC AGM November 2020

The next Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Annual General Meeting will take place on 10 November 2020. The meeting will be held via videoconference.

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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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