Barry Costello

Newly Qualified Paramedic, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

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‘Fitting in’ as an NQP

On my first morning as a student paramedic on station, I was so nervous deciding what to wear. I didn't want to look silly in front of the seasoned paramedics so I decided the safest course of action...

Student paramedic decision-making: a critical exploration of a patient interaction

While in clinical practice during second-year placement, the lead author, a third-year student paramedic at the time of writing, attended a 49-year-old palliative care patient, Mr Smith, who was in...