Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine

Pre-Hospital Emergency Medcine (PHEM) has been an Accredited Sub Specialty training option since 2013, and can be accessed from training in EM, ICM and Anaesthesia. There is a national recruitment process annually for posts starting the following year.

PHEM in Wales

PHEM posts in Wales provide an opportunity for senior training grade doctors (ST 5-7) in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine or Acute Internal Medicine to undertake sub-specialty training in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine.

The Intercollegiate Board for Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (IBTPHEM) is responsible for the supervision and quality assurance of the training in PHEM. For information relating to training requirements, please see attached Training Guide and Curriculum. Alternatively please see the Board's website for further information.

If you are interested in applying for PHEM training you can find further information on the AWSEM website or if you have any questions please contact Dr Ian Bowler, Training Programme Director for PHEM Training in Wales.

For more information visit the PHEM subsection of the AWSEM website -


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