I am a registered Paramedic and Senior Lecturer, leading the Mental Health and Hospital Avoidance module for the BSc in Paramedic Science. I am the Course Director and Pastoral Care Lead for the Department and am committed to ensuring our future clinicians' emotional resilience and preparedness for practice.
In addition, I am the Healthcare Professional Manager for the British Red Cross and the National Lead Safeguarding Officer for the Samaritans.
I have a special interest and passion for mental health, dementia and safeguarding and am committed to promoting student wellbeing throughout the university. I hold an MSc Advanced Practice (Mental Health) and I am a member of the College of Paramedics Mental Health & Wellbeing Steering Group and a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of First Aid Education.
Course Director / Senior Lecturer in Pre-Hospital Care