Dr. Linda Dykes interviews Gareth Ward about his career and integration into working as a Paramedic in Primary Care. Gareth explains he has worked in Primary Care for over 2 years and never looked back. Gareth explains and gives great advice around his MSc and funding for anyone considering a rotation or move into working in the primary care community of general practice.
During this episode we will be speaking with Clare, who is a Paramedic Practitioner working within the North West of England. Clare has recently made the leap from working in the Ambulance Service into the Primary Care setting. She will share with us her journey so far, the challenges she has faced and some top tips for those looking to make the same transition into Primary Care.
Welcome to our first Primary Care Practitioner Podcast! During this episode we will be introducing you to the Podcast and providing you with a glimpse of what you can expect in future episodes. We will be speaking with Dr. Linda Dykes (Consultant in Emergency Medicine and also a GP) and Andrew Ormerod (Previously an Advanced Practitioner in the Ambulance Service and now Clinical Programme Lead for Avoidable Safe Conveyance).
Linda and Andrew have established the channel specifically to support current and future Primary Care Practitioners. You will hear from them both on how they feel this will benefit a multitude of different professionals entering into and working within the Primary Care setting underpinned by four key themes.