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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 CertHE in Ambulance Technician Practice. He teaches across all the paramedicine courses, with a specific interest in healthcare law and ethics, and palliative and end of life care.

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 Clinical Practitioner contract with Derbyshire Health United 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.

Course(s) I teach on