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 & 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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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 November 2020

Foundation Material For Immediate Care Manual: Now Available for purchase online!

The Faculty is pleased to announce that the Foundation Material For Immediate Care Manual is now available to be purchased online! The price for the Foundation Material For Immediate Care has remained the same: - £29 for a hard copy. If you would like to order the manual, please place your order on the RCSEd Online Shop Please contact the office at fphc@rcsed.ac.uk or on 0131 527 1732 if you have any questions.

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25 November 2020

FPHC Webinar: Early management of trauma

Join RCSEd's Faculty of Pre-hospital Care in the next COVID-19 webinar 'Early management of trauma' on Monday 30 November. The webinar will cover short presentations emphasising pre-hospital care, innovation and how good outcomes are achieved. Book now

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9 November 2020

Facilitated Elective in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine 2021 Outcome

The elective position with the Wales Ambulance Service has been awarded to Ellen Crick, a final year medical student at the University of Liverpool. And The elective position with the London Ambulance Service has been awarded to Leo Wood, a medical student at the University of Bristol.

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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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