My job: trainee consultant practitioner emergency care Matt Sawyer
Former reserve armed forces medic Matt Sawyer explains why maintaining a good work-life balance is vital.
What is your job?
I am trainee consultant practitioner emergency care at Health Education England in Wessex. The consultant practitioner development programme is a three-year programme to prepare practitioners for consultant practice. It provides high level training and mentoring across professional leadership, education, service development and expert clinical practice. It combines academic study with clinical placements in different settings and trusts.
Why did you become a paramedic and trainee consultant practitioner?
I was interested in human biology at school and wanted an exciting career. I also love the outdoors so becoming a paramedic seemed to combine all of these interests. I became a trainee consultant practitioner because I wanted to feel that I had mastered something – I’m still working on this – and...
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