PiPC is a new and exciting workforce development pathway for paramedics which uses a collaborative approach between Ambulance Trusts, GP practices and Health Education Training Hubs. The programme supports paramedics through a part-time 3 year Advanced Clinical Practice compliant MSc pathway to become safe, competent and confident clinicians in the primary care sector.
PiPC is unique amongst some ACP programmes as it provides Ambulance based Paramedics with access to Primary Care placements so that they can develop the skills and experience to support cross sector advanced practice portfolio careers. With the focusses on practical experience as well as academic achievement, PiPC Trainees undertake a day of GP practice placement per week and support their academic learning in their own time via a fully distance learning ACP Masters. Find out more.
PiPC is a proof of concept project and as such is subject to constant review and amendment. In recognising the potential of PiPC Health Education England (HEE) have reopened the expression of interest window until the 31st October 2020. Alongside this extension HEE have decided to fund the academic component for the first year of the programme to incentivise Paramedics to the programme intime for its launch in Spring 2021
If you would like to be considered for this year’s cohort, please submit your interest by the new deadline of 31st October 2020. Only those candidates who have submitted an expression of interest will be permitted to apply for a place on the programme this year.
If you have already made an Expression of Interest, you don’t need to do so again.
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