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The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care


FPHC Examination Student Supporters


How do I sign up to be a student supporter?

If you are interested in supporting the exams as a student supporter, please contact the FPHC office at:

If you have any queries, you can also contact Sophie Riley, the Junior Examinations Officer at:

On contacting the FPHC or junior examinations officer, you will be added to the list of student supporters.

Where will I stay during exam week?

Accommodation will be provided (pre-booked) by the Faculty in twin share rooms.

Are meals provided?

Lunch will be provided for each day of the examinations. A meal will also be provided on the evening of the CPD event.

Where at the exams held?

The FPHC examinations are held at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This is located on Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, EH8 9DW.

What does the CPD event involve?

The CPD event will vary between diets. If there is a particular topic that students are interested in, then we will try to cater for this.

Will I receive a CPD certificate?

Following attendance at the examinations, you will receive a CPD certificate providing evidence of your support and presence at the CPD event.

Can I claim any reimbursement for travel?

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care will reimburse up to £50 towards your travel expenses for students not based in Scotland.

Can I only volunteer if I am a medical student?

We welcome students from paramedic, nursing and medical backgrounds. Although please note that for doctors, we only accept volunteers up to the level of Foundation Year 2


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.