Courses return

This week (26 -31 Octobert 2020), two Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) courses are underway, the first finished yesterday having started on Monday 26 October, whilst the second started today and finishes on Saturday. Both courses were sold out and accommodated 12-participants, hosted by three faculty led by Tim Nutall. Not only were the faculty coping […]

Members Grants and Bursaries Open for Applications

The pandemic scuppered all thoughts of applying for a members grant or students bursary. As a semblance of normality re-establishes itself we are re-running the 2020 round of applications.The members grants are open to applications from all members (full & associate), including those undertaking post-graduate education, whilst the bursaries are reserved for student members only. Full […]

Courses are back

Following the suspension of all of our courses due to the pandemic, we are pleased to announce that they are soon to resume. Starting in October, two PHEC courses relaunch our rebranded educational offering. There are currently six PHEC courses planned between now and the end of February with members receive a healthy £140 saving on non-members prices. […]

Courses during the pandemic

Our courses are a hugely popular part of our work and it is with regret that they have been suspended during the pandemic. This year was to have seen the introduction of an updated course portfolio starting with the all-new Immediate Care Course (ICC) over 5-days in late April. This was to have been followed […]

New Nissan Discount announced

We are pleased to announce a new discount offer for Nissan vehicles available to BASICS members.  Westway is the UK’s largest Nissan dealer group and now extends a discount for BASICS members. With 15 dealerships the offers provide an attractive option for those looking for a new car. Go to their dedicated BASICS webpage which […]

Update on the Strategic Restructuring

The revised logo Following on from our last newsletter and the consultation regarding the introduction of a revised logo we were grateful to have received a number of comments by email, phone and by social media. Overall the response was strongly supportive of the revision although there was general agreement that the font would benefit […]

Grants & Bursaries

BASICS is pleased to offer a number of grants and bursaries. There are limited windows of opportunity to apply and the details with relevant links are provided below. In all cases the applicants must have been a member of BASICS for at least one-year. If you have any questions regarding the grants and bursaries please […]

News from the Office

Tony Kemp, previously chairman of BASICS, has joined the staff of the Association as it’s new Chief Officer. This follows the departure of Gary Scott who joined BASICS as an interim General manager to work with the trustees towards the delivery of the strategic plan. Gary was responsible for much of the preparatory work undertaken […]

A New Portfolio of Courses

Quite rightly BASICS Education has a long and well-established reputation for delivering high quality courses supporting the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care. Over the years our courses have evolved to include new therapies and practice with the emphasis on the PHEC (pre-hospital emergency care) course being the cornerstone of a practitioner’s training for their pre-hospital […]

Advanced Notice: Joint BASICS/EMJ Subscription

We offer a very significantly discounted subscription rate to the Emergency Medical journal (EMJ) and in the past have done this as an add-on to the BASICS subscription. Whilst we continue to offer the EMJ as a membership benefit via our online shop at the same excellent discount we will no longer be continuing the […]

Volvo Discounts

Volvo have a range of new vehicles and ex-demo vehicles available, at discount, to BASICS members and schemes. For those interested please contact Volvo’s special vehicles manager Jeanette Griggs on 07710112055 or by email at Current offers have include the S60 T5 (250hp petrol FWD) R Design Auto, priced from £21,230 excluding VAT and […]

Celebrating the contribution of Dr Ken Easton OBE to the British Association for Immediate Care

Dr Ken Easton founded the British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS) back in 1977 and left behind a huge legacy that has developed from a small number of local schemes into a nationwide charity supporting and facilitating the practice of pre-hospital immediate care. Last year we were immensely proud to rename our Headquarters building in […]