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Keep an eye out for the following publications:

Independent Prescribing for District Nurses edited b y Amanda Blaber, Hannah Ingram and Jennifer Whibley. This book is specifically aimed at district nurses undertaking independent prescribing within the complexity of contemporary primary healthcare. It will help district nurses build on the skills and practice they have already developed as community nurse prescribers as they develop into the independent prescribing role.


Principles of Palliative and End of Life Care for Paramedics edited by Tania Blackmore. This book provides a comprehensive guide to the philosophy, ethics, symptom control, emergencies and psychosocial aspects that underpin palliative and end of life care in paramedic practice. Chapters are written by specialists in palliative and end of life care, who have decades of experience in providing care for patients in the community. Clinical chapters feature paramedic case study scenarios, aimed at allowing the reader to think about applying theory to practice.


Dermatology: A Quick Reference Guide by Sixty8 Medical. This book is an accessible, easy-to-use, reference guide packed with key information relating to dermatology. Fully illustrated, it provides handy tips on treatment and diagnosis on common skin problems for all those working in a primary care environment.


ParaPass playing cards. Due to their popularity, we are bringing back these unique cards that you can use to quiz yourself and your colleagues. These will be based on our new ParaPass app (see below) and you will be able to purchase them from our website.

What’s new in Apps?

We are very excited that we will soon be launching St John Ambulance on JRCALC Plus which will be tailored to meet the needs of the St John Ambulance staff.

For Community First Responders, we are also launching an app which will provide the JRCALC Guidelines adapted to first response in the community.

We are also excited that our brand new ParaPass app will soon be launched which will bring educational resources including Standby CPD, case scenario assessments and quizzes on the JRCALC Guidelines together.

A shout out to Standby

Is your New Year’s Resolution to try something new? To give yourself a challenge? To be more creative? If it is, have you thought about becoming a writer for Standby CPD?

We’re always looking for new writers and reviewers for our Standby CPD publication. This will give you an excellent chance to harness your creative power whilst keeping up to date with your CPD. If you are interested in this then please contact Dee at

Conferences coming up

May is looking like a busy month for us! Make sure you say ‘hello’ to us at The College of Paramedics National Conference which is taking place in Birmingham on 13th and 14th and at The Emergency Medical Services Congress in Glasgow on 25th to 27th.

We will also be heading up to Birmingham for the Emergency Services Show on the 23rd and 24th of September.

If you want to keep up to date with all of our future conference appearances, then make sure you keep an eye on our events tab on our website for events that are coming up throughout the year.  

We’re looking forward to catching up with our lecturing friends and colleagues throughout the year as well!

Our final note to add…

Our new and improved YouTube channel

Click here to check out our YouTube channel which has helpful videos to get you set up with the apps! You can also watch interviews with our authors or take a look at what we get up to at the conferences we attend.

Remember to follow us on our social media platforms to keep up to date with our news, sales and competitions. You can find us on twitter @classprofession on Facebook @ClassProfessionalPublishing and on Instagram @ClassProfessional and Youtube.

~ Tara Hernaman-Wood