Sam Willis BSc (Hons), Paramedic, PGDipHE
Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Emergency Care
Following graduation from Hertfordshire University in 2004, Sam spent the next two years working as a paramedic with the London Ambulance Service. In 2006 he moved to the University of Greenwich where he worked as a Paramedic Lecturer Practitioner working part time at the university and the remaining time as a Paramedic. Sam worked in this role for four years before migrating to the Department of Education and Development within the London Ambulance Service where he worked as a Training Officer before joining Oxford Brookes University as a Senior Lecturer. Through his many roles Sam has always maintained his clinical experience by working on front line ambulances and rapid response units during the working week or on weekends.
Working at the university Sam is the Practice Education Lead for the programme, Module Lead for several of the modules on the paramedic programme, is a Link Lecturer, Academic Supervisor and maintains his clinical skills by working as a paramedic with South Central Ambulance Service.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Health and Care Professions Council
College of Paramedics
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
I am interested in all elements of emergency care but have a specific interest in the following areas:
- Clinical Skills
- Human Factors
- Reflective Practice
- Paramedic Skills
- Advanced Patient Assessment
- OSCE Management
Summers, A. and Willis, S. (2010) Human factors within paramedic practice: the forgotten paradigm. The Journal of Paramedic Practice, 2, (9) pp.424-428.
Willis, S. (2010) Becoming a reflective practitioner: frameworks for the prehospital professional. The Journal of Paramedic Practice, 2, (5) pp.212-216.
Willis, S. (2010) Treating the unexpected: the opiate overdose patient. The Journal of Paramedic Practice, 2, (12) pp.572-577.