Peter Phillips

Peter Phillips

  • Senior Lecturer In Paramedic Science
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BG506, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
Back to top


Peter is lecturer in Paramedic Science. He has been a Paramedic since 2008, working in London and Dorset, and currently practices as an Emergency Care Practitioner in urgent care. Peter is currently undertaking a PhD looking at psychological resilience in newly qualified Paramedics using a longitudinal, mixed methods design.

His aim through teaching activities is to enable Bournemouth University graduates to excel in the workplace and in their Paramedic careers.

Journal Articles



Scholarly Editions


  • Phillips, D.P., 2024. Becoming a paramedic: the experiences of newly qualified paramedics in navigating a changing professional, social and personal identity. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.


Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit lead, Level 5 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Unit lead, Level 6 Paramedic Care of Minor Injuries
  • Unit lead, level 6 Research for Paramedics

External Responsibilities

  • St Georges' University London, External Examiner BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science (2015-2018)

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Bournemouth University Festival of Learning (09 Jul 2017)
  • Belong at BU Filming

Conference Presentations

  • Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic., Developing a Community of Practice in Paramedic Science, 28 Jun 2021, Bournemouth University
  • CELebrate, Changing Profession Identity, 13 Aug 2016, Bournemouth University


  • PGCE in Higher Education (Bournemouth University, 2015)
  • BSc (Hons) in Emergency and Urgent Care Practice (Bournemouth University, 2013)
  • BSc (Hons) in Paramedic Science (University of Hertfordshire, 2009)


  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2015-),
  • College of Paramedics, Member,