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Boscombe, Quab Lane,
Wedmore, Somerset BS28 4AR
Quite early on in my career I had an interest in training the public life saving skills. I had the chance to experienced teaching after taking an Ambulance Service course followed by a Diploma in Education & Training which enabled me to teach in house course.
For the last few years I have been teaching as a Learning and Development Officer within the Ambulance Service which involves teaching all grades of staff the skills they require in the front line of the Service.
Also, within this role I assess Ambulance Crews as they work with the public to ensure a quality service.
I believe that first aid education is the key to improving survival rates in the UK.
I have real life experience of what it is like to treat and resuscitate people in a whole host of situations.
While teaching life saving skills I can relate real life experience and offer best practice to the teaching, and provide a balanced and experienced viewpoint.
I began my Ambulance Service career in 1987 in the West Midlands and quickly progressed to Emergency Service work in the front line of the NHS.
In 1993 I qualified as a Paramedic and shortly afterwards moved to Somerset with the Westcountry Ambulance Service, now South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.
I have enjoyed various roles within the Ambulance Service such as the HEMS helicopter, Station Officer (CSO) and Learning and Development Officer. Throughout my career I have always enjoyed teaching and especially teaching the public Basic Life Support and did this through an initiative called SWELLS.