Mr Leighton Harvey
Senior Lecturer
Interprofessional Studies
Telephone: (01792) 602358

Leighton Harvey was born in Neath, South Wales. He was a practicing paramedic when he first started to study for his degree in BSc Pre-Hospital Care at Swansea University. Leighton graduated in 2003. He then joined the faculty at the College in 2005 and has been involved with the Paramedic Higher Education programme ever since.

As a Senior Lecturer and Admission Tutor, Leighton is involved with all aspects of Paramedic Education in the College of Human and Health Sciences. This involves lecturing, supervision and administrative duties.

- BSc Pre-Hospital Care (2003)
- PGCE (2014)
- PG Diploma in Education for Health Professionals (2015)

Leighton is inspired by enthusiastic students that come to University and want to learn. He believes that the best part about working at Swansea University is being part of an excellent team of educationalists that is fully committed to paramedic education and development of the paramedic profession.


  • SHE107 Developing the Emergency Care Role

    This module provides an introduction to the skills and knowledge required for personal and professional development for health care providers.

  • SHE108 Developing Professional Practice, Principles and Judgment for Pre-hospital Care

    This module consolidates and further develops clinical skills through reflection and portfolio building. The student will explore their role within the regulatory frameworks and be introduced to leadership skills.

  • SHE109 Core Pre-Hospital Care Skills

    This module introduces students to core pre-hospital care skills that prepare the student to act in a manner that ensures patient, public, health professional and personal safety.

  • SHE110 Basic Pre-Hospital Care Skills

    The module sets the scene to introduce students to pre-hospital care work and will focus on introductions to the body systems, protocols, policies and procedures specific technical skills, mindful of the role of the individual in the team.

  • SHE215 Independent Professional Practice Delivery

    This module further consolidates paramedic skills with paramedic emphasis on children and the young person and emergencies in childbirth and gynaecology. This module also synthesises professional, legal, ethical, management and teaching elements in preparation for practice as a registered paramedic.

  • SHE219 Evaluating Critical Thinking in Paramedic Practice

    The module will revisit and expand upon theories and models of reflection along holistic patient care needs. A key aspect of this module aims to develop students understanding of the wider health care system, multi-professional practice and the impact this has on the patient experience. During the module the students will undertake clinical practice which will be assessed by a clinical practice assessment document (CPA).