Gareth Vaughan Williams

Mr Gareth Vaughan Williams BSc (Hons), MSc

Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Gareth Vaughan Williams is a Lecturer in Paramedic Science at the University of Greenwich. Gareth has recently joined us in March 2021, previously working for South East Coast Ambulance service as an operational Paramedic in Kent.

Gareth has had a long history of working in healthcare, from working as a Healthcare Assistant in acute hospital wards to taking emergency calls for Welsh Ambulance Service. In 2016, Gareth began working for South East Coast Ambulance Service as an Emergency Care Support Worker progressing to Associate Practitioner. He then proceeded to commence his Paramedic Science BSc (Hons) in September 2017 in St George’s University of London, alongside working full time for the ambulance service. After graduating, he assisted Katie Duncan with the Continuing Professional Development training at Thanet Operational Unit. In 2020, Gareth assumed the role of CPD lead for Thanet Operating Unit and continues to fulfill this role as an operational part-time Paramedic.

Gareth will be working alongside the Paramedic Science lecturer at the University of Greenwich and is aiming to commence his PGCert in Higher Education in September.

Posts previously held:

Lecturer in Paramedic Science – University of Greenwich – March 2021 – present

Paramedic – South East Coast Ambulance Service, 2020 – present

Student Paramedic - South East Coast Ambulance Service / St George’s University of London – 2017-2020

Associate Practitioner – South East Coast Ambulance Service – 2017-2020

Emergency Care Support Worker - South East Coast Ambulance Service – 2016-2017

Healthcare Assistant – Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board – 2016

EMS Call Handler – Welsh Ambulance Service - 2016


  • Registered Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council.
  • Member of the College of Paramedics
  • MCPara

Research / Scholarly interests

Williams, G. V. (2022) ‘Prehospital point-of-care biomarkers: missing link in acute myocardial infarction? Journal of Paramedic Practice, 14 (3), 119-125 doi: 10.12968/jpar.2022.14.3.119

Williams, G.V., 2021. Prehospital osmotherapy in isolated traumatic brain injury: a systematic review. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 13(3), pp.114-124. Doi:

Williams, G. V. (2022) ‘Hepatic encephalopathy – simple intoxicated or something more complex?’ StandyCPD, January 2022.

Essex, R., Milligan, W., Williams, G. and Weldon, S. (2022) ‘The impact of strike action on patient morbidity: A systematic review and textual narrative synthesis’ International Journal of Health Planning and Management: 1-16. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.3418

Scholarly interests: Trauma, palliative care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mental health, ECG recognition, cardiology