Council Members are appointed by the Minister for Health. Council composition consists of not more than 17 members as follows;
The following appointments are awaited;
5(1)(a) "a person appointed on the nomination of a body recognised by the Minister as being representative of emergency medical technicians"
5(1)(b) "a person appointed on the nomination of a trade union which, in the opinion of the Minister, is representative of the majority of emergency medical technicians".