Paul Fayers

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Department:School of Allied Health

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Paramedic science

Courses taught: Paramedic Science

Paul is a HCPC paramedic with interests in out-of-hospital patient assessment, referral and communication. He currently maintains professional clinical practice with the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS) as Bank Paramedic in East London.


Paul Joined the London Ambulance Service in 1986 and qualified a Paramedic in 1991 working mainly in the East of London. He has experiences include working for East Anglian Ambulance Service (now East of England Ambulance Service) as a Clinical Supervisor and within the private sector for films and outdoor events.

In 2004 he completed his BSc (Hons) in paramedic Sciences at The University of Hertfordshire and in the same year attained the IHCD Ambulance Tutor Award. He spent the next ten years working in partnership for the LAS as a university tutor at University of Hertfordshire and in 2008 he developed an ‘in-house’ mentorship programme for Paramedic Practice Educators validated by the University of Greenwich, another of the LAS partners. Before Joining Anglia Ruskin as a full time lecturer, Paul’s last role was as a Clinical Teal Leader.

Research interests

  • Paramedic Education and Development
  • Paramedic Patient Assessment Skills, Communication and Referral Skills


  • Paramedic, HPC Registered (PA07815)
  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Sciences
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (Higher Education)
  • Currently completing a Masters in Education

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Associate of the Higher Education Academy - 35201
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Selected recent publications

Fayers, P (2014). Communication Skills. In: Pilbery, R. Ed. Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets. 7th ed. Burlington, USA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. Ch.5

Fayers, P and Bates, P. 2011. London Ambulance Service: practice education course. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 3 (8) August. pp.462 – 464

Fayers, P and Bates, P. 2009. Those who can teach: a national conference for educators of ambulance professionals. Practice Placements. May 14th. Coventry: Coventry University

Fayers, P (2007). Communication Skills. In: Elling, B and Pollak, A. N. Eds. Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets. 6th ed. London: Jones and Bartlett Publishers International. Ch.10