'The Future of Paramedic Practice'

2013 Programme

Please find below the programme for the 2013 Conference. We are working on the programme for 2014, and as speakers confirm they will be added to our website. 


08.30-09.15     Registration


09.15-09.30     Welcome Address and Introduction

                        Will Broughton & Adam Kenningham-Brown | Conference Organisers

09.30-10.00     Cardiac Arrest: The Future for UK Paramedics

                        Mark Whitbread | Consultant Paramedic, London Ambulance Service

10.00-10.30     Use of Prehospital Ultrasound

                        Dr Usman Jaffer | Specialist Registrar, Imperial College NHS Trust 

10.30-11.00     Paramedic Airway Management: Myth's & Legends

                        Tim Edwards | Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire

11.00-11.45     Morning Coffee, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

11.45-12.15     Redesigning the UK Emergency Ambulance: Improving Mobile Emergency Healthcare 

                        Gianpaolo Fusari & Ed Matthews | Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design 

12.15-13.00     Keynote Address - Where is the profession going?

                        Professor Andy Newton | Chair, College of Paramedics

13.00-14.15     Lunch, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

14.15-14.45     Prehospital research: Opportunities for engaging the Paramedic profession

                        Sarah Black | Research and Audit Manager, South Western Ambulance Service

14.45-15.15     Sepsis: is it time to act?

     Tracy Nicholls | Acting Head of Quality Governance, East of England Ambulance Service 


15.15-16.00     Afternoon Coffee, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

16.00-16.45     DEBATE: Are graduate paramedics the future?

                        YES: Professor Andy Newton   |   NO: Mr Tim Edwards


16.45-17.00     Closing Address

Details may be subject to change

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