Role: Clinical Support Officer
When did you join Wiltshire Air Ambulance? Summer 2001
What is your background/training: I did a 6 week Ambulance aid course to become an Ambulance Technician. I started my career at Malmesbury Ambulance Station and worked all over the county. I attended and passed the Paramedic course in 1998 and became the county's youngest Paramedic. I joined the AA in the summer of 2001 and became the Clinical Team Leader in 2004. During this time I have worked on numerous aircrafts and often carry out shifts on the Great Western Air Ambulance. I attended a Critical Care Paramedic Course in Cambridge 2011 and become a CCP. I’m also currently the Clinical Support Officer at the base. In 2012 I was nominated and became successful in winning the NHS Hero 2012 award.
What do you love most about your job? Dealing with all kinds of people and helping them when they are at their lowest.
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself... I play the Trumpet! And am currently studying a degree in underwater ballooning at Harvard University .