MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS


Our members benefits are designed to support you in your career as a paramedic, whether it’s personal development through our CPD opportunities or protection with our medical malpractice insurance; we’re here to represent you every step of the way. If you’re a student and just starting on your paramedic journey, click here  to find out how we’re helping you.

BRITISH PARAMEDIC JOURNAL (BPJ)

A quarterly, peer-reviewed electronic journal containing high-quality research aimed at increasing the evidence of the paramedic profession and contributing to enhanced patient care.

CPD EVENTS

Access to our national network of CPD events, discounted for members.

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING APP

The Mental Health and Wellbeing App gives you an accurate picture of your mental wellbeing, increases your self-awareness, support your healthy habits and you can track your progress over time. All at your own pace.

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EMAIL NEWS DIGEST

Keep informed of what’s going on within the College and the profession with our email ‘News Digest’.

PARAMEDIC INSIGHT

A quarterly members magazine 'Paramedic INSIGHT' packed with interesting features, news and advice.

CPD HUB

A fast growing resource of over 250 videos, featuring a wide range of speakers and key topics for paramedic practice and development.

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FITNESS TO PRACTISE
(FULL MEMBERS)

Full members receive fitness to practise representation cover of £100,000.

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
(FULL MEMBERS)

Full members receive £5-million medical malpractice insurance if you earn under £5k in private work each year.

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24 HOUR LEGAL HELPLINE
(FULL MEMBERS)

Full members receive access to 24-hour specialist legal advice pertaining to Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) fitness to practise investigations.

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DISCOUNTS

Get access to a range of discounts, including medical supplies, the Journal of Paramedic Practice and external conferences.

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE (STUDENT MEMBERS)

Student members receive Medical Malpractice and Public Liability insurance to a limit of £5,000,000. This provides cover whilst undertaking elective placements as part of paramedic training education.

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RESEARCH

Research undertaken on behalf of the profession, the sector and government.

ELEARNING FOR HEALTHCARE

In partnership with eLearning for Healthcare, this online series of CPD modules on key topics supports you in your paramedic practice.

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CPD Recording

A great way to build your CPD portfolio is to pick a topic of interest, watch a CPD Hub presentation and then click the ‘Add CPD Reflections’ button to spend a few minutes reflecting on how the learning can help your service users. You can also add external CPD activities to your Member Profile and export a complete list for your HCPC CPD portfolio.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

An opportunity to attend our National Conference, which is designed to educate, inform and entertain, supporting you in your development as a paramedic.

MEMBERS ONLY PART OF THE WEBSITE

Access to the ‘members only’ areas of the College of Paramedics website.

REPRESENTATION

The College of Paramedics represents your views to government, employers and other external bodies as well as projects such as Independent Prescribing, Airway Management and Scope of Practice.

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REGIONAL GROUPS

A regional group network providing local support and resources.

Representation in your education and career

We represent you in your education and career including developing the Curriculum Guidance and the Post Registration Career Framework.

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