Mr Matthew Catterall

MSc, Pg Cert, BSc (Hons), Dip IMC (RCSEd), Dip HCP (ECP), Paramedic, MCPar

Programme Lead and Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development

Matthew Catterall


Matt is Principal Lecturer and Programme Lead for the FdSc in Paramedic Emergency Care and BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. He is a Paramedic having worked as a Specialist Paramedic and Advanced Paramedic during his career. Professionally he has Chaired the College of Paramedic Third Curriculum and Career Framework Review and is a member of their Education Advisory Committee, alongside examining for the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

His Master’s degree is in Cardiology and Education and has presented upon the role of Critical Care Paramedics. These research activities have allowed him to act as an Expert Advisor for National Institute for Health Research proposals and develop a MSc Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine degree to enhance Paramedic practice.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Practice
  • Developing Patient Assessment and Management
  • Developing Paramedic Clinical Practice
  • Enhanced Patient Assessment and Management
  • Paramedic Science Dissertation
  • Enhanced Paramedic Clinical Practice

I teach on a range of modules, predominantly supporting students in practice and utilising my expertise in cardiology.


PhD candidate at the University of Hertfordshire with a thesis exploring Paramedics Clinical Reasoing through a mixed-methods appropach. 



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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Paramedic registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Paramedic member of the College of Paramedics
  • Member of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care,


  • Registrant visitor with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Examiner for the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care Examination