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Iain Darby

  • idarby at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
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Iain joined Royal Berkshire Ambulance Service in 2000 as an ambulance technician. After completion of the IHCD Paramedic award he went on to become a registered Paramedic in 2005. Iain has worked in a number of different roles, with both Royal Berkshire and South Central Ambulance Services, including Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Team Leader. In addition, he has completed a Diploma of Higher education in Paramedic Science through the Open University in 2014. In 2016, Iain moved to a full-time role within the Paramedic Science team at Bournemouth University where he holds a number of teaching responsibilities and research interests, as well as continuing to work as a Paramedic for SCAS. Iain completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences from the University of Southampton in 2015.

Scholarly Editions

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Paramedic Care of Minor Ailments- Level 6
  • Paramedic Care of Minor Injuries- Level 6
  • Paramedic Science Context 3- Unit Lead- Level 6
  • Paramedic Practice Portfolio 3- Unit Lead- Level 6
  • Paramedic Practice Portfolio 2- Level 5
  • Paramedic Practice Portfolio 1- Level 4
  • Paramedic Science Context 1- Level 4
  • Developing Advanced Paramedic Skills and Strategies- Level 5
  • Fundamentals of Acute Care- Level 4
  • Pharmacology for Paramedics- Level 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology- Unit Lead- Level 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics- Disease Processes Unit Lead- Level 5
  • Identifying Core Skills and Strategies for Hollistic Patient Treatment - Level 4

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • A session involving local secondary school 6th formers whereby a brief insight into the Paramedic profession was given. This was done via a presentation detailing the role of the paramedic plus what is offered at BU in terms of our BSc programme in Paramedic Science. In addition, a number of interactive 'skills stations' were run in order to provide a hands on experience of a range paramedic skills.


  • PGCert in Health Sciences (The University of Southampton, 2017)
  • DipHE in Paramedic Science (The Open University, 2014)
  • BA (Hons) in Politics and Contemporary History (The University of Salford, 1998)


  • College of Paramedics, Member,
  • Health and Care Professions Council, Member,
The data on this page was last updated at 10:09 on April 25, 2018.