The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

Advisory Board Member Elections

18 June 2020

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Exciting opportunities have arisen to become an elected Member of the Faculty Advisory Board. Elected Members have the opportunity to drive forward the pre-hospital care agenda and have a meaningful input into shaping the strategy of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care.

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Positions available

The current elected representatives' posts are due to end in September 2020 and an election will be held to replace them.

  • 2 x Doctor Representative
  • 2 x Nurse Representative
  • 2 x Paramedic Representative
  • 2 x Non-Healthcare Professional Representative

The elected Doctor, Paramedic, Nurse and non-healthcare professional with the highest number of votes shall together form the four Faculty Advisory Board Representatives on the Faculty Executive. 

In the event that there are insufficient nominations to go to ballot, the Fellow / Member with the longest tenure as a Fellow / Member will be chosen as the Executive representative.  

The Role of an elected Member of the Faculty Advisory Board

  • Elected Members will be expected to attend meetings of the Faculty Advisory Board which take place twice a year (in Edinburgh or via teleconference) where they will represent their profession.
  • Beyond attendance at meetings there will be ad-hoc opportunities to promote the work of the Faculty and become involved in a range of pre-hospital care activities.
  • The Faculty Executive representative is additionally expected to attend meetings of the Faculty Executive, which take place six times a year (five via teleconference and one in person), where they will report on their profession. Beyond attendance at meetings, by mutual agreement, there will be additional opportunities to promote the work of the Faculty and become involved in a range of pre-hospital care activities.

Note:    The post holder shall hold office for a period of three years and they may serve for a second full term. Thereafter, they must stand down from the Advisory Board for a period of at least one year before being eligible for re-election.

 

The Role of the Faculty Advisory Board

The Faculty aims to promote high standards of pre-hospital care through education, research and teaching. The Faculty Advisory Board plays an important role in fulfilling this aim. It does this by shaping the strategic priorities of the Faculty, both nationally and internationally, through the provision of expert opinion and advice. The multi-professional ethos of the Faculty is fully represented within the Advisory Board which has representation from across the full pre-hospital care spectrum.

 

The Role of the Faculty Executive Committee

The Faculty Executive Committee sets strategy and has overall management responsibility for the Faculty on a day to day basis.

The representative with the highest number of votes in each category will also have a seat on the Faculty’s Executive Committee.

In the event that there are insufficient nominations to go to ballot, the Fellow / Member with the longest tenure as a Fellow / Member will be chosen as the Executive representative. 

 

Eligibility

To be eligible an individual must:

  • Be a Fellow / Member of the Faculty in good standing
  • Have a proposer and a seconder who are Faculty Fellows / Members in good standing
  • Be in good standing with the appropriate regulator (unless you are working at Membership Level Provider to Advanced Provider)

 

Download the Nomination form here:

Doctor Representative Application Form

Nurse Representative Application Form

Paramedic Representative Application Form

Non-Healthcare Professional Representative Application Form

 

Deadline for Nominations

Nomination forms should completed, signed and returned email to the contact details below to be received no later than the DEADLINE: 4p.m. 10th July 2020.

 

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