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Chris Pritchard

Chris Pritchard

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Health and Allied Professions

Staff Group(s)
Nursing and Paramedicine/IHAP


Chris is a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Practice and Emergency Care and is Course Lead for the BSc (hons) Paramedic Science Degree Apprenticeship. He teaches across all the paramedicine courses, with a specific interest in healthcare law and ethics, technology in healthcare, and palliative and end of life care.

Chris is also the Academic Integrity Coordinator for the Institute of Health and Allied Professions, taking a lead in promoting good practice and the implementation of Academic Irregularity procedures within the Institute.

Career overview

Chris has held a variety of roles prior to entering academia; In addition to consistently undertaking clinical shifts as a paramedic, he has worked in governance, investigating serious incidents and worked both clinically and within education in a specialist palliative care setting.

Research areas

Chris is currently researching the role ambulance clinicians play in recognising and supporting male victims of Intimate Partner Violence. Additionally, he has an interest in the transparent reporting of methodologies and has contributed to the Evidence Synthesis Hackathon.

External activity

Chris holds a bank Paramedic contract with the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

In addition to his clinical work, he is a Fitness to Practice panel member for the Health and Care Professions Council.

Chris is on the organising committee for the Evidence Synthesis and Meta-Analysis in R Conference and has an active role in supporting their presence on Mastodon.

Chris is also an External Examiner for the BSc (hons) Paramedic Science course at St George's, University of London and for the European Certificate in Essential Palliative care designed by Princess Alice Hospice and run by the Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted.


Haddaway, N. R., Page, M. J., Pritchard, C. C., & McGuinness, L. A. (2022). PRISMA2020: An R package and Shiny app for producing PRISMA 2020-compliant flow diagrams, with interactivity for optimised digital transparency and Open Synthesis. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 18, e1230.

Haddaway, N. R., Bannach-Brown, A., Grainger, M. J., Hamilton, W. K., Hennessy, E. A., Keenan, C., Pritchard, C. C., & Stojanova, J. (2022). The evidence synthesis and meta-analysis in R conference (ESMARConf ): levelling the playing field of conference accessibility and equitability, Systematic Reviews, 11(1), 1-9.

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