Pete Gregory
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 9, Iss. 11, 03 Nov 2017, pp 465

On 25 September, the Health and Care Professions
Council (HCPC) launched its consultation on the
qualification threshold entry level to the register for
paramedics-a consultation period that runs until 15 December.
Currently, the threshold is set at 'equivalent to Certificate of
Higher Education' and is the lowest of any registered health
profession in the UK. This is a defining moment for the
paramedic profession, which has long existed in the shadows of
other health vocations.

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