Committees

BASICS has various working groups and committees made up of individuals who volunteer their skills and time for the benefit of the Association. These committees are listed below together with their members.

The General Purposes and Finance Committee consists of the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, the Honorary Secretary, the Honorary Treasurer and the Immediate Past Chairman.  The members have monthly telephone conferences and they are supported by the General Manager. Many of the day to day matters are dealt with by the GP&F, the more important issues being ratified by the Executive.

Committee members can access the GP&F page here

The Committee currently comprises of:

Chairman: Mr Anthony Kemp MBE
Vice Chairman: Dr Andrew Pountney
Honorary Secretary:  Mr Paul Gates
Honorary Treasurer: Dr Rowland Cottingham
Immediate Past Chairman: Dr James Hickman MBE

The BASICS Instructors Faculty provide the training on the BASICS Education courses. The area is used to provide the faculty with access to the current training material and guidance on the training equipment as well as policies on general conduct, examinations, and health and safety etc.

BASICS Instructors can view resources  here

BASICS Trading Ltd is a not for profit company run by BASICS primarily to provide a mechanism for the sale of items from the BASICS shop. The Directors receive no remuneration for their work.

The Board currently comprises of:

Director: Mr Anthony Kemp MBE
Director: Dr Andrew Pountney
Director: Mr Paul Gates
Director: Dr Rowland Cottingham
Director: Dr James Hickman MBE

Board members can access the BASICS Trading page here

BASICS Education Ltd is a not for profit company run by BASICS primarily to provide a mechanism for the provision of training courses in Prehospital Emergency Care. The Directors receive no remuneration for their work.

The Board currently comprises of:

Director: Mr Anthony Kemp MBE
Director: Dr Andrew Pountney
Director: Mr Paul Gates
Director: Dr Rowland Cottingham
Director: Dr James Hickman MBE

Board members can access the BASICS Education page here

The Awards Committee is a small group that includes independent members. They discuss nominations for the BASICS certificate of Commendation, the BASICS Awards, the Laerdal Award and consider placing forwards nominations for national honours, bravery awards etc. The Awards Committee is always pleased to receive nominations for consideration. You can contact the Committee via the Honorary Secretary.

  • Do you have a colleague who has gone above and beyond the call of duty?
  • Is there someone who has made a unique contribution to your local scheme?
  • Has anyone you know made a great impact on Immediate Care throughout their career?

 

Any member of BASICS can nominate someone for an award.

Please send your nominations, with a précis of why you would like them to be considered, to cx@basics.org.uk .

This Commitee is chaired by Dr Andrew Pountney. Trustees and other BASICS members are co-opted as required.

The Conference Committee never stops work. When one Conference draws to a close the group is already considering venues, programmes and speakers for the next event.

This Committee comprises of:

Dr Andrew Pountney
Dr Simon Brown
Dr Kiki Steel
Mrs Deborah Walter

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