Thomas Hewes was born in 1978. He joined the Welsh Ambulance Service in 2002 following a BSc in Sports and Exercise Sciences. Thomas worked as a paramedic in Cardiff City Centre, both in Ambulances and Rapid Response Vehicles. During this time Thomas completed a PGCE in Adult Education and a MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice. He became a Clinical Team Leader in Wales' first 'Hazardous Area Response Team' where Thomas stayed until 2014. Thomas then joined the private sector as a disability assessor before becoming employed by Swansea University as a lecturer in 2015.

Thomas Hewes' main role at the University is to give practical and theoretical lectures to students on all the Paramedic Sciences courses. He enjoys researching practical solutions to pre-hospital emergencies.

Teaching

  • 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.

  • SHE111 Foundations and Preparation for Paramedic Practice

    This module introduces students to the dynamics of paramedic practice and what it means to be a professional. The module provides the student with basic knowledge around the nature of pre-hospital care. During the module the students will undertake clinical practice which will be assessed by a clinical practice assessment document (CPA).

  • SHE317 Effective Clinical Decision Making for Emergency and Unscheduled Care

    This module will enable the student to implement their own professional judgement in demanding and complex environments, supported by knowledge and skills gained throughout the programme. The module will enable students to manage specialist areas and situations that remain an essential aspect of the paramedic role. The module will further develop the students┬┐ assessment, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility. During the module the students will undertake clinical practice which will be assessed by a clinical practice assessment document (CPA).