Andrew a Qualified Paramedic; is currently studying Medicine. He has been working with the London Ambulance Service since 2008 and is continuing his Paramedic work part time, as he enjoys it, is passionate about it’s importance and it also helps him to keep up to date with all the latest advancements in emergency medical care.
Since 2011, Andrew has been a Paramedic mentor and Life Support trainer for Medical Students working on placements with the London Ambulance Service. He has also been an integral part of the South London Pre-Hospital Care Program working at St George’s Hospital teaching medical students basic life support and basic ambulance skills and this has further fuelled his mission to train to be a doctor.
Working as a Paramedic has made him realise how few people have basic first aid skills and he finds it extremely satisfying helping people gain those skills knowing the difference it can make when treating life threatening conditions as well as more common place ailments and accidents.
Andrew is also a dad ( to a toddler – Reuben, with another on the way) and so truly understands a parents concerns with their little ones.
Andrew is a very popular trainer and trains with First Aid for Life in any spare time he has!