Jack Kennedy BSc (Hons), MCPara

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Jack Kennedy is a senior lecturer in paramedic science at the University of Greenwich. He is currently finishing an MSc in Trauma Sciences with Queen Mary University of London with his thesis exploring patient experiences in major trauma systems. Previously to this, he was a paramedic for South East Coast Ambulance Service. He completed his internal paramedic practice educator training and gained his status as an RCUK Advanced Life Support provider with East Anglian Air Ambulance. In 2016, he trained as a paramedic and gained a first class honours degree here at the University of Greenwich.

He has a passion for quality care, patient safety and interprofessional civility. He sits with the Centre of Workforce Development within the Institute of Lifecourse Development within the University. He strives to articulate the complexities of paramedic practice and the value of the profession to improve public health. Additionally, he has been a volunteer for St John Ambulance for over 17 years, working for the London Ambulance Service in specialist roles of Joint Response and Bariatric Ambulance support. He holds an associate membership with BASICS. He is an independent practitioner working in event, medical escort and international repatriation areas, as well as a GP practice in Kent. In his spare time, Jack is a keen member of the University of Greenwich choir and is a passionate follower of Liverpool Football Club.

Awards

Awarded Order of St John Service Medal for 10 years outstanding service.

Recognised on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ for contributions during the 2017 London Bridge Attack.

Research / Scholarly interests

Interests in Workforce Development, Patient Experience, Articulating the Complexity of Paramedic Practice