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Jess Markham

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Health and Allied Professionals

Staff Group(s)
Social Work and Health


Jess is a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Practice and Emergency Care and is a Course Lead for the CertHE in Ambulance Technician Practice. She teaches across all the paramedicine courses, with a specific interest in anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, clinical reasoning, evidence based practice, human factors and practice based education methods and theories.

Career overview

Jess joined the team in early 2021 following 7 years as a front line NHS Paramedic, which included working as a Clinical Support Manager. Prior to this she studied BSc Biology, majoring in microbiology, genetics and oncology. She is currently producing here MMedSc dissertation in Medical Education looking at how student paramedics learn during practice based education.

Research areas

Jess is currently in the data collection stage of a phenomenology study investigating the experiences of Practice Educators with evidence based practice conversations during student practice placements. She is also collaborating with colleagues to assist in the production of systemic review protocols. First collaborative publication expected by year end 2021 and publication of own primary research expected by year end 2022.

External activity

Jess still attends shifts with East Midlands Ambulance Service where she works as a Paramedic generally on the Rapid Response Vehicles.


Expected first collaborative review by year end 2021, and own primary research by year end 2022.

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