The Paramedic Council provides a platform for member representatives to steer and shape the future of the College of Paramedics
* Advocate for the voice of the collective membership in all that the College does
* Articulate the needs, interests and opinions of members wherever they work
* Communicate to ensure an informed and engaged membership
The Paramedic Council has the ability to steer and shape the College’s ongoing work and future aspirations by providing a platform for representatives to advocate for their members, ensuring a strong and articulate voice in all that the College does, and by providing a clear and vital communication channel between the College and members.
The Council will hold regular meetings to discuss regional and national issues, which are important to our members. It will play an instrumental part in ensuring that strategy is developed and delivered with membership interests at its heart. The Council will be supported by Head Office staff to develop connections with members within their region or sector and build effective member groups and networks. It will be the voice of the membership, collecting themes, trends, initiatives and views, ensuring that each and every Council member has the opportunity to articulate, and advocate for, the College member perspective.
For more information read the Paramedic Council Terms of Reference.
Working together, the Board of Trustees, Paramedic Council and Chief Executive Group will provide collective leadership for the College of Paramedics and ensure the effective running of the charity, delivery of strategy and active membership representation. Read more about this on our Governance Restructure page.
The Paramedic Council was working in a shadow format until it's official launch at the AGM 14th September 2021.
The Chair of Council, Rory O’Connor, was elected in July 2021. Download the Report of Voting here.
Rory will work to establish the role as the Chair of Council as integral to the leadership, drive and collaborative working that is needed to guide the College through the coming years. He has worked with his fellow Council members to develop the Paramedic Council into the platform for amplifying the membership voice.
The 13 member representatives on the Council will represent: Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, North West, North East, Yorkshire, East Midlands, West Midlands, Eastern, London, South West, South East and the Military and Overseas sector.
Thank you to those candidates that have put themselves forward in the recent election to be member representatives on the Paramedic Council.
We are pleased to announce the following candidates have taken up their positions:
Daniel Irvine - Scotland
Adrian McGrath - Northern Ireland
Paul Thomson-Elliott - North East
Gema Mee - West Midlands
Read more here
Thank you to those Scotland and Northern Ireland members who voted in the election for their member representative. Download the Civica Election Services, Report of Voting here.