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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16 April 2021

Faculty Vacancies

The following vacancies have become available within the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care: FPHC Chair, FPHC Vice Chair (Doctor), FPHC Honorary Treasurer & The Gibson Chair Lectureship.

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24 March 2021

South East Virtual Lecture Series

A three part leacure series looking at the roles and responsibilities of the three main emergency services, both core responses and specialist capabilities. Each services will also look at the level of medical care available within their services to allow a better understanding of each service and their capacity, enhancing interoperability.

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24 March 2021

CALL FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEERS - DIMC/FIMC EXAM JUNE 2021

Students will be utilised as expert patients for the OSPEs. Roles within this will vary but it is hoped to add a more realistic portrayal of scenarios. The FIMC examinations will consist of more complex scenarios and likely to require a student within the clinical years of their degree programme.

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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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