West Midlands ambulance service, Brierley Hill (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Josh qualified as a paramedic in 2012 and has worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service since then. He was part of the NHS Leadership Academy’s first cohort of the Mary Seacole Programme for aspiring leaders. After completing this programme, he worked in two operational management roles, before being seconded to his current role in the Trust’s clinical research team.
He has worked as a research paramedic o randomised controlled trials including PARAMEDIC2, RIGHT-2 and ACUTE. He has also conducted smaller studies into ambulance staff views of teamwork during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and an exploratory interview study into how ambulance service managers identify potentially traumatised staff.