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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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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14 February 2019

IBTPHEM Curriculum Committee - Chair & Vice Chair

The IBTPHEM Curriculum Committee is seeking a Chair & Vice Chair to support the ongoing development and management of the PHEM Curriculum.

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11 February 2019

UK Elective 2019 - Exams week in Edinburgh

For the last few years applicants who came second or third in the FPHC Student UK Elective process have been offered the chance to spend a couple of days In Edinburgh during one of our exam weeks to get a ‘view behind the scenes’ of part of what the Faculty does.

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4 February 2019

D13 Audit Report

Firearms Police officers undergo an extensive training programme in line with the national firearms curriculum; this includes the medical module referred to as D13.

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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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