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Chris Pritchard

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Health and Allied Professions

Staff Group(s)
Social Work and Health

Role

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 as an educationalist within 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 both East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust and East of England 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 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.

Publications

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/cl2.1230

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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01985-6

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