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Sub-Specialty Training

News from the UK HEMS Community



Pre-hospital care has been recognised in the UK as a sub-specialty of emergency medicine and anaesthetics. This means that doctors will be able to enter special training programmes to become specialists in pre-hospital care.


For more information, click on the following links to the professional bodies who will oversee this training.




Intercollegiate Board for Training in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine


The Royal College of Anaesthetists


College of Emergency Medicine (UK)