The College of Paramedics
The College of Paramedics is the professional body for paramedics and the ambulance profession in the UK, representing its members in all matters affecting their clinical practice and supporting them to achieve the highest standards of patient care.
The College continues to successfully represent the interests of paramedics by providing a contact point for the media, through membership of appropriate committees and advisory groups, by developing professional standards guidance, and by responding to consultation documents and requests for advice from government, and other professional and registrant bodies. Membership is open to UK, HCPC registered paramedics, student paramedics studying on a HCPC approved course, as well as all those who are interested in the sector.
The College set up the Paramedic Mental Health and Wellbeing Steering Group in 2017. Recruitment to expand the group was completed in March 2018 and resulted in a broad range of experience and expertise. The Steering Group will initially be focusing on introducing a team of Paramedic Peer Supporters for members undergoing fitness to practise concerns.
The College is very pleased to be able to work closely with TASC to highlight, and refer our members to, their excellent services including psychological rehabilitation and counselling; physical rehabilitation; financial grants; debt advice; welfare support; and bereavement support.
Pilotlight transforms the lives of disadvantaged people in the UK by offering charities and social enterprises access to the strategic business support they need to become more efficient, effective and sustainable. They do this by harnessing and matching members' talents to charities through their programmes. All of Pilotlight's programmes are project managed by experienced Pilotlight Project Managers who drive for the best outcomes for both Charity Partners and Pilotlighters.
TASC are pleased to be working in partnership with the above organisations in order to better support the ambulance community now and in the future.