Mr Matt Hurwood

Mr Matt Hurwood

Paramedic Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice


  • BSc (University of York)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • MA (University of Hull)


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

He has significant healthcare experience with a passion for prehospital 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 working towards an MA in Education.


BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Module Lead:

Anatomy & Physiology for Paramedics

Clinical Practice Education 2

Management of the Critically Ill Patient in Prehospital Care

Teach & supervise on:

Clinical Practice Education 1

Foundations of Professional Practice

Professional & Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice

Clinical Assessment & Examination

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice for Paramedics

Acute Prehospital Care

Clinical Pharmacology for Paramedics

Clinical Practice Education 3

Research Project (Dissertation)

Placement Lead for BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

MSc Advanced Practice

Teach on:

Clinical Assessment and Examination (Theory)

Miscellaneous Programmes

Teach & supervise on:

Mentorship in Professional Practice (SSPRD Level 6)

Learning for the Workplace (University Certificate Level 4)

Study Skills (University Certificate Level 4)

Nursing the Person with Deteriorating Health (Nursing Level 5)

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.

Clinical role

Football Association ITMMiF & ATMMiF Affiliate Tutor


Affiliate Tutor for the Football Association (FA), covering both the Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) & Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) courses.

External examiner role

External Examiner - DMU

2019 - 2023

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Paramedicine, DipHE Associate Ambulance Practice & CertHE Emergency Medical Care; De Montfort University, Leicester

Membership/Fellowship of professional body



Member of the College of Paramedics

HCPC Paramedic


Health & Care Professions Council registered Paramedic

HCPC Operating Department Practitioner


Health & Care Professions Council registered Operating Department Practitioner

Scholarship role

PreHospital Trauma Life Support Instructor


PreHospital Trauma Life Support Instructor - Nottingham PHTLS Faculty, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)