Trustee Official for Education
Vince is a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science at the University of Hertfordshire, where he has been employed since 2016. Vince joined the London Ambulance Service in 1996, qualified as paramedic in 1998 and entered the Education and Development Department in 2001. He worked as part of the Higher Education team and developed in-house paramedic programmes as well as working closely with higher education partner institutions.
A Health & Care Professions Council partner since 2006, Vince has been involved in the approval of a wide range of paramedic educational programmes across the country as well as assessing CPD submissions and sitting on Conduct and Competence Fitness to Practise panel hearings.
Vince is Head of Endorsements for the College of Paramedics as well as sitting on the College’s national Education Advisory Committee. He has written a number of text-book chapters, focussing on patient assessment and legal and ethical matters, as well as being a section editor for the College of Paramedics E-Learning for Health Project. Vince works as an independent paramedic expert witness for the Court and prepares reports on breach of duty for both claimants and defendants.
Vince has completed his Professional Doctorate in Education which focuses on the theory-practice relationship in paramedic undergraduate education. This work has informed the development of university accredited ambulance service Paramedic Practice Educator courses.
Away from work, Vince takes part in triathlons, competitive athletics and endurance swimming events.