09 June

PODCAST: From the Ambulance Service to Primary Care

Insight from a Paramedic Practitioner’s Perspective

Join Jasmine Kaur and Charlotte Humfrey as they discuss the transition from secondary to primary care.

In this episode of the Illuminating Primary Care podcast, Jasmine Kaur and our guest, Paramedic Practitioner Charlotte Humfrey talk about the differences between secondary and primary care.

Charlotte is a team lead for the West London network at the Location Medical Services, and she is building up her own team of paramedics whilst working at the Acute Illness and Urgent Treatment Centre.

What topics do we cover?

Charlotte walks Jasmine through the change, including:

  • Charlotte’s experience transitioning from secondary to primary care
  • Benefits of primary care for paramedics
  • Why practices may be struggling to recruit paramedics
  • Misunderstandings about what a paramedic can do for a practice
  • Advice to paramedics
  • The future of paramedics in primary care

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Podcast timings

01:07 – Why Charlotte transitioned from the ambulance service to primary care

03:46 – Charlotte’s experience transitioning to primary care

05:56 – Benefits of working in primary care

08:49 – Tips for paramedics moving to primary care

14:50 – Why practices are struggling to recruit paramedics

18:43 – Misunderstandings about what a paramedic can do

23:01 – The future for paramedics in primary care

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