Staff Profiles: Matt Perry

Matt Perry

Staff Profile: Matt Perry
Senior Lecturer & Academic Course Lead, Paramedic Science

Matt Perry

Matt Perry

Senior Lecturer & Academic Course Lead, Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Matt is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Lead for Paramedic Science and takes a leading role in a number of aspects of the programme.

Biography

Matt is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Lead for Paramedic Science and takes a leading role in a number of aspects of the programme. His research interests include ambulance systems in developing countries and understanding patient experience. His current research includes a case study investigation of what it means to be a patient of a paramedic. This insight into patient experience will assist in developing an understanding of the educational and policy needs of the profession from a patient perspective.

 

Matt has worked in a variety of social care and justice settings. He is a former Social Worker for the New Zealand Child Youth and Family Services, Constable in the South Australian Police and prior to coming to the UK was Paramedic in South Australia for nearly a decade.

 

Matt also led Project Novo, a professional development project to improve the standard of pre-hospital care in Penang, Malaysia. With his diverse background Matt future interests are focused researching the professional development and impact of paramedic practice with a worldwide focus.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSW Bachelor of Social Work Massey University, New Zealand 1998
BHSc Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) Flinders University, South Australia, Australia 2006
Grad.Dip.IC Paramedic, Graduate Diploma, Intensive Care Paramedic Flinders University, South Australia, Australia 2015
MPhil Master of Philosophy (Public Health) The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 2016

Membership of professional bodies

MCPara (Member of the College of Paramedics)

 

FHEA (Fellow of Advance HE)

Teaching and research

Level

Undergraduate

Publications

More publications from Matt Perry can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Paramedic practice, paramedic education, patient experience

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Professional positions

External Examiner for the paramedic programme at Anglia Ruskin University

External examining

External Examiner for the paramedic programme at Anglia Ruskin University