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Administration of Methoxyflurane (Penthrox™) as a Pre-Hospital Analgesic by Specialist Police Officers; A Retrospective Audit of Patient Report Forms.

12 August 2020

Providing Specialist police officers with early lifesaving medical skills has occurred over the last decade and is subject to individual case audit, which demonstrated the need for the safe provision of analgesia. This study reports the use of Methoxyfluorane (Penthrox™) by non-registered providers and demonstrates its effectiveness in providing quality pain relief.


Update on the upcoming Crowd Doctor & Practitioner Course

10 August 2020

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care has taken the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming Crowd Doctor & Practitioner Course, due to take place in September 2020. We will release the dates for the next course as soon as these arrangements have been made. Practitioners who may have been planning to renew their qualification this year should apply for a ‘letter of comfort’ for employment purposes to the faculty office.


Clinical Skills for Police Officers in Specialist Role: An Audit of Patient Report Forms in 2019

31 July 2020

This Audit is a retrospective review of 298 Patient Report Forms from 2019 from five police forces covering a mixture of metropolitan and semi-rural areas.


Update on Current Faculty Elections

21 July 2020

Update on Current Faculty Elections


2020 Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine Introductory Course

2 July 2020

The IBTPHEM National Prehospital Emergency Medicine Introductory Course is an annual seven-day residential course designed specifically for those commencing careers in Prehospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM). Course Dates: Saturday 8TH – Friday 14TH August 2020


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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.