Specialist Paramedics (Primary and Urgent Care) Core Capabilities Framework

Health Education England has commissioned the development of a Specialist Paramedics (Primary and Urgent Care) Core Capabilities Framework. Development of the framework is steered by a project management group comprising stakeholder organisations such as Health Education England, NHS England, College of Paramedics and Skills for Health. The framework is due for completion by the end of August 2018.

The framework will provide a definition of what a specialist paramedic in a primary or urgent care setting can do. It will provide a minimum standard for safe and effective practice within the professionals’ scope of practice e.g.

  • for governance – to provide a benchmark for service managers and commissioners and,
  • for education and training – to indicate minimum learning outcomes from education and training, linking with the existing College of Paramedics postgraduate curriculum.

The development process will include a review of existing source documents (such as relevant curricula, frameworks and guidance) and development of a draft framework ready for wider consultation.

Register to be involved: To register your interest, please complete the form below. You will then be invited to take part in an online survey as part of the consultation process (expected during June 2018).