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Membership Benefits

  • Free subscription to our very own research journal.  The British Paramedic Journal (BPJ) is 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.
     
  • Access to our national network of CPD events, discounted for members.
     
  • Fitness to Practise insurance cover of £100,000 (full members only)
     
  • £5-million medical malpractice insurance if you earn under £5k in private work each year (full members only).
     
  • Free Legal Representation at HCPC regulatory hearings (full members only).
     
  • Student medical malpractice and public liability insurance as a benefit of membership to a limit of £5 million. The cover also includes claims arising from Good Samaritan Acts.  
     
  • £5 million medical malpractice and public liability insurance for student members.  This provides cover to students whilst undertaking elective placements as part of their paramedic training education.  The cover also includes claims arising from Good Samaritan Acts.
     
  • A regular email news digest keeping you informed of what's going on within the College and the profession.
     
  • A quarterly membership magazine 'Paramedic Insight', packed with interesting features, news and advice.
     
  • A regional group network providing local support and resources.
     
  • Access to the ‘members only’ areas of the College of Paramedics website.
     
  •  An opportunity to attend our national conference, which is designed to educate,  inform and entertain, supporting you in your development as a paramedic.
     
  •  Savings on a range of products and services, including medical supplies, the Journal of Paramedic Practice and external conferences.
     
  •  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.
     
  • We represent you in your education and career including developing the Curriculum Guidance and the Post Registration Career Framework.
     
  • Research undertaken on behalf of the profession, the sector and government.