Matt Hurwood

Paramedic Lecturer / Placement liaison for BSc Paramedic Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

01482 463358

Matt's clinical background is in both pre-hospital and perioperative care, as a dual-registered paramedic and operating department practitioner.

He has significant healthcare experience with a passion for pre-hospital critical care. The majority of Matt's paramedic career was spent with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service's Hazardous Area Response Team, where he was one of the clinical leads.

Matt is currently studying the PGCert Educator in Practice course as part of the MSc in Health Studies.


Research Interests

  • Prehospital critical care with a focus on effective trauma management

  • Decision making and interagency working

  • Mentoring and mentorship - experiential learning

  • Post-incident traumatic care

Research groups

  • Various research projects within the University of Hull's paramedic team


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics

  • Professional and Contemporary Issues in Paramedic Practice

  • Clinical Practice Education 2

  • Management of the Critically Ill Patient

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Currently studying PGCert Educator in Practice

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Practice, University of York

  • Foundation Degree in Science (Paramedic Science), Teesside University

  • NVQ Level 3 in Operating Department Practice, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Awards and accolades

  • HCPC-registered Paramedic

  • HCPC-registered Operating Department Practitioner

  • Member of the College of Paramedics