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 such as police, fire and armed forces.

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Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Save the dates! The 2018 BASICS/FPHC joint conference is taking place on 16 & 17 November 2018 at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. More information will be available soon, so watch this space!

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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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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.

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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

Education

View our Postgraduate educational programmes in both Remote & Offshore Medicine and Mountain Medicine plus e-Publications.

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Course Endorsements

Course Endorsements

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

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19 June 2018

Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, is the first medical Royal College to develop a Diploma in Urgent Medical Care (DipUMC RCSEd), targeted at the many thousands of nurses, doctors and paramedics that provide essential healthcare across the UK when GP surgeries are closed.

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15 March 2018

Student elective 2018

The winner of the 2018 FPHC Student elective is Portia Rhimes, a final year medical student at Leicester university. She gives us her impressions from the first term.

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12 March 2018

Expedition Medicine Competency Framework

In 2015 the Faculty published “Guidance for Medical Provision for Wilderness Medicine”. This was produced in response to requests for information from predominantly younger...

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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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