Peter Phillips

Peter Phillips

  • 01202 962759
  • pphillips at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Paramedic Science
  • Royal London House R509, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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Peter graduated from BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science in 2009 and worked as a paramedic in London and Dorset. In 2013, Peter graduated as an Emergency Care Practitioner (Specialist Paramedic), delivering emergency and urgent care within an NHS Ambulance Service and Out-of-Hours GP Service. Since 2014 Peter has been a full time lecturer at Bournemouth University and is now joint programme lead of BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. He has a wide range of both education and clinical research interests, and in 2016 commenced a PhD studying the nature of resilience in newly qualified paramedics. Peter’s passion is in championing the paramedic profession and enabling BU graduates to make a positive impact upon the paramedic profession as a whole.

Journal Articles

  • Phillips, P. and Searle-Barnes, S., 2017. Point-of -care testing for C-reactive protein in acute cough presentations. Journal of Paramedic Practice: the clinical monthly for emergency care professionals, 9 (1), 27-32.
  • Phillips, P., 2016. Flippin' Education: A New Pedagogy for Paramedic Students? Journal of Paramedic Practice: the clinical monthly for emergency care professionals, 8 (7), 338-342.
  • Phillips, P., 2015. Teaching to Encourage Deep Learning in Paramedic Science Students: A Case Study. Journal of Paramedic Practice: the clinical monthly for emergency care professionals, 7 (11), 560-567.

Scholarly Editions

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit Lead, Fundamentals of Long-Term Care Across the Lifespan - Level 5
  • Advancing Paramedic Practice - Level 5
  • Paramedic Portfolio 2 - Level 5
  • Paediatrics and Obstetrics - Level 5
  • Skills and Strategies - Level 5
  • Pharmacology - Level 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology - Level 4
  • Fundamentals of Acute Care - Level 4
  • Identifying Core Skills and Strategies - Level 4
  • Practice Portfolio 1, Unit Lead 2015
  • Unit Lead, Paramedic Context 1 Level 4 2015

External Responsibilities

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

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Delivered workshops on resuscitation to members of the public
  • Filming a short film for Belong at BU for aspirant BU/HE students

Conference Presentations

  • EMS Gathering, Stress and Coping: Exploring the nature of resilience in UK NHS Paramedics, 04 May 2017, Kinsale, Ireland
  • CELebrate, Changing Profession Identity, 13 Aug 2016, Bournemouth University


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


  • College of Paramedics, Member,
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2015-),
The data on this page was last updated at 04:12 on April 21, 2018.