New Year, New Resolution? Make it your CPD

From our popular ParaPass app to product discounts and our new ParaPass Study Cards, we have all the resources you need to keep on top of your CPD this year!

The Popular ParaPass App

COMING SOON: ParaPass Study Cards & Giveaway

Standby CPD, Free Sample & Author Focus

Discounts, Giveaways & Support

ParaPass App

A learning and personal development resource for emergency care workers

“To all my paramedic colleagues, this is a fantastic CPD tool with multi areas of learning which is quick and easy.”

Simon Todd, Paramedic SWAST

ParaPass offers a new format of learning on the move!  The video opposite gives an overview of what ParaPass offers.

The app presents JRCALC:CPD and Standby CPD on one new and expansive platform and includes brand new tools and information to support paramedic learning and development.

You can find out more about ParaPass by clicking HERE. Download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Key Features include:

  • Includes content from JRCALC:CPD, Standby CPD and new case studies with quizzes
  • Access all available content during your subscription period. New content will continue to be released and made available to anyone who has a current subscription
  • Case scenarios on pre-hospital practice, covering a range of topics including overdose, paediatrics, pain management, head injury and sepsis
  • Access hundreds of multiple choice quiz questions on the JRCALC Guidelines and paramedic practice, covering the full breadth of paramedic practice, from vulnerable patient groups to obstetrics to trauma
  • Quizzes are arranged in multiple ways, including broken down by JRCALC guideline, to facilitate specialised learning
  • Self-assessment questions, to support reflective practice
  • Standby CPD: Evidence-based discussions on a wealth of anatomy, physiology, pathology and pharmacology topics
  • New refreshed and user-friendly design
  • CPD certificates, so you can evidence your learning
  • The contributors provide a breadth of experience and perspectives, working on the road, in primary care and healthcare education
  • All quizzes have been updated to reflect the latest clinical practice guidelines, and questions that are no longer relevant have been removed
  • Works offline so if you don’t have any signal, it’s no problem
  • Now also available as a website so you can learn at home or on station

COMING SOON: ParaPass Study Cards


ISBN: 9781859598634    Publishing: February 2021

Test your knowledge with these pocket-size question and answer cards for prehospital clinicians.  Questions cover the most up-to-date JRCALC guidance, including maternity emergencies, glycaemic emergencies, major incidents, tracheostomy, laryngectomy and medicines.  These study cards are the perfect partner to the ParaPass app.

Make sure you don’t miss out on our Study Card giveaway!

As an introductory giveaway, we will not only be offering a nice discount but also a chance to win your own pack!  Keep an eye on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and make sure you don’t miss out.

Standby CPD

Now available digitally, as part of our new ParaPass app, Standby CPD is also available to purchase as print booklets.  You can purchase individual print booklets, topic packs or entire volumes via our WEBSITE.

A subscription to Standby CPD means you will receive a new issue each month which explores a relevant clinical subject through an evidence-based, case study approach. At the end of each issue you will have the opportunity to complete the quiz and store your certificate on your ParaPass account.  This can then be added to your portfolio to better prepare you for yearly PDRs and HCPC audits.

  • Quick – Each issue will take you around 30 minutes to complete.
  • Certificated – Complete the assessment at the end of each issue and get a digital certificate in return, ready to be added to your portfolio builder.
  • Case-study approach – See the relevance to your daily practice.
  • Evidence-based – It keeps you up-to-date with the latest research.
  • More playtime – You’d much rather do your CPD while at work and being paid, right?
  • Peer written and reviewed – It’s written by paramedics and healthcare professionals and externally reviewed by practitioners and specialists in the field.
  • Pick it up / put it down – Published in booklet format, and now on the ParaPass App, so easy to fit in around your emergency calls.
  • Affordable – Yearly subscription starts at £45* (or £6.75 an issue).

Get your own Free Sample

Not familiar with Standby CPD?  Click on the button below to request your own free sample of our newly revised issue of ‘Chest Pain: It’s snow joke‘. Originally written by Richard Pilbery in 2011, ‘Chest Pain’ has now been revised and updated by guest editor Katie Duncan.

Yes please to a free sample!

Discounts and Support

Student Discounts

If you are a university student, studying paramedic science, just ask your lecturer for your university discount.  This will give you 20% off our titles.

We also offer students a discounted price on the ParaPass app, when purchasing through our website.  These codes are unique to each university so, again, just ask your lecturer for your code.

Professional Discounts

We offer many discount to professional groups, such as the College of Paramedics and Bluelight.  If you are a professional body and would like to apply for a discount for your members just contact the team HERE.

Inspection Copies

As a service to lecturers, we offer complimentary inspection copies of the majority of our books for course consideration.  Either find the book you wish to request on our website and complete the request form, located on the title page, or contact us directly at  Want to be updated about new titles publishing in your subject area?  Just let us know and we can add you to our contact list.


From app support & ordering support to support with flyers, how-to videos and artwork, just contact us via our website, social media, emailing or by ringing the team on 01278 427800.

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