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Mr John Baxter

PositionParamedic Lecturer
DepartmentSchool of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery
Telephone01274 236274


John joined the ambulance service in 1998, working at Huddersfield Ambulance Station as an Emergency Medical Technician. He qualified as a paramedic in 2000 and spent five years as a paramedic at Halifax Ambulance Station. In 2005 he moved to Wakefield Ambulance Station, where he worked as a Clinical Team Educator.

From 2008 to 2010 he worked as a clinical tutor in the Yorkshire Ambulance Service training centre in Wakefield teaching a wide range of courses and clinical skills to paramedics, ambulance technicians and support workers. On returning to front line duties he was seconded for four years as a Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) paramedic on the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

On completion of his secondment he returned to Huddersfield Ambulance Station as a Clinical Supervisor, supervising staff in the Calderdale and Kirklees areas of West Yorkshire. He still retains a bank contract as a relief paramedic on the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

John has completed postgraduate studies in education, research and advanced practice, and is a full member of the College of Paramedics.

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