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James Fenwick

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Allied Health and Social Care
Areas of Expertise:
Paramedic science

James works part-time at Anglia Ruskin University for the Paramedic Science team. In his clinical role James is a Resuscitation Officer at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

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James qualified as a Registered Nurse from ARU when it was called Anglia Polytechnic University in 2003. He worked in coronary care unit until 2007 when he joined East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust qualifying as a Paramedic in 2010.

James has significant cardiac care experience having worked in a district general hospital coronary care unit and later in the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre’s cardiac high dependency unit and heart attack service.

James’ present clinical role as a Resuscitation Officer involves attending clinical emergencies, teaching, undertaking audit, completing investigations and service development. James is a Resuscitation Council UK instructor and course director for the Advanced Life Support (ALS) and European Paediatric Life Support (EPALS) courses and an instructor in the Generic Instructor Course (GIC).

James completed his MSc Advanced Practice in 2017 and in a non-medical prescriber.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Paramedic science
  • Resuscitation
  • Cardiac care
Research interests
  • Resuscitation practice
  • Resuscitation education
  • Paramedic practice development
  • Human Factors in healthcare

BSc Paramedic Science

  • MSc Advanced Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching (Higher Education), Anglia Ruskin University
  • BSc (Hons) Acute Care Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Cert HE Emergency Medical Care, University of East Anglia
  • Diploma of Credit; Mentorship in Public Services, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Diploma of Credit; Holistic care at the end of life, Anglia Polytechnic University
  • Diploma of Higher Education; Registered Nurse (Adult), Anglia Polytechnic University
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Registered – Nursing and Midwifery Council - Nurse
  • Registered – Health and Care Professions Council – Paramedic
Selected recent publications
Kuyt, K., Mullen, M., Fullwood, C., Chang, T., Fenwick, J., Withey, V., Mcintosh, R., Herz, N. and Mackinnin, R. The assessment of a manikin-based low-dose, high-frequency cardiac resuscitation quality improvement program in early UK adopter hospitals. Advances in Simulation, 6 (14). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41077-021-00168-y