HCPC Hearing: A member’s perspective 2019
Date: 13 06 2019
A member of the College of Paramedics shares their experience of receiving a letter from the HCPC.
Date: 12 06 2019
This poem was written by the late wife of Bob Fellows FCPara, Head of Education at the College of Paramedics whilst she was struggling with her depression.
‘Factors affecting the retention of paramedics within the Ambulance Services’
Date: 21 05 2019
Liz Harris FCPara, Head of Professional Standards for the College of Paramedics writes a short blog based on the presentation she delivered at the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives, Ambulance Leadership Forum in March 2019 detailing the findings of a study on ambulance service retention carried out in 2016.
#itsoktotalk about Mental Health and Wellbeing
Date: 20 05 2019
Andy Elwood MCPara shares his personal experiences of mental health.
Mental health crisis and the emergency services - Helping you help me
Date: 24 04 2019
Liv Pontin, a service user in mental health shares her experiences and contact with the emergency services.
My mental health and how I manage it
Date: 05 03 2019
Gary Strong MCPara talks about his experiences of mental health and what he does to manage it.
A Personal Account of Mental Health
Date: 18 02 2019
By Rory O'Connor MCPara, Northern Ireland Trustee and Paramedic with Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.
Grief, a personal journey of my mental health
Date: 22 01 2019
Bob Fellows FCPara gives a personal account of his journey with mental health.
The ‘Wounded Healer’
Date: 29 10 2018
Wounded Healer Conference review by College of Paramedics' Mental Health and Wellbeing Steering Group members Bernice Hancox MCPara and Sasha Johnston MCPara.
Paramedic Mental Health and Wellbeing Stakeholder Collaboration Day
Date: 15 08 2018
Chris Richmond MCPara reflects on the recent paramedic mental health and wellbeing stakeholder collaboration day
I’ve seen terrible things as a paramedic. The worst isn’t what you’d expect
Date: 24 04 2018
Liz Harris FCPara talks about the worst thing she has seen as a paramedic.
Paramedics Need Degrees? Why?
Date: 06 04 2018
Richard Taffler MCPara discusses whether paramedics need degrees.
People Like Us?
Date: 28 02 2018
College of Paramedics Executive Officer, Liz Harris takes a look at the recent HCPC 'People Like Us?' report and considers why so many paramedics self refer.
Flu jab: it’s about doing the right thing, right?
Date: 18 01 2018
College of Paramedics Executive Officer, Liz Harris reflects on why some paramedics are deciding not to receive the flu vaccination.