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United Kingdom

Paramedic (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Paramedic
    Translation(s):
    Paramedic (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001
    Useful link:
    http://www.hcpc-uk.org/aboutus/legislation/

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Paramedics provide specialist care and treatment to patients who are either acutely ill or injured. They can administer a range of drugs and carry out certain surgical techniques. Protected titles: Paramedic
    Translation(s):
    Paramedics provide specialist care and treatment to patients who are either acutely ill or injured. They can administer a range of drugs and carry out certain surgical techniques. Protected titles: Paramedic (EN)
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