Matt Capsey
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 2, Iss. 6, 25 Jun 2010, pp 242 - 244

At the Trauma Care conference that took place in Telford in May 2010, Matt Capsey, Senior Lecturer of Paramedic Science at Teeside University, presented a very interesting discussion, titled 'Paramedics - what is our unique selling point?'. Here, he discusses this in more detail, arguing that paramedics must develop a stronger sense of identity and value the unique contribution they bring to patient care. He presents a view that if paramedics value their unique skills, then they can contribute to wider healthcare practice - but without a strong sense of professional identity, their voice may be sidelined in future developments.

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