Claire Horsfield

Teaching Fellow in Integrated Care (Paramedic Science)



Claire has worked for 17 years with South East Coast Ambulance Service. She is a qualified Paramedic registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. In her time in clinical practice she has lead and managed large teams as a Clinical Operations Manager. She moved into Education in 2011 initially as a part time tutor and then as a full time teaching fellow.

Claire has been involved in writing and designing BSc and MSc Curriculum and supporting students as well as teaching across health science programmes.

She has a PGCert in Professional Practice including a teaching qualification.

Claire represents the University and her profession on a number of College of Paramedic committees including the Educational Advisory Board and the Curriculum development groups for BSc and MSc courses nationally.

Research interests

Claire has an interest in the psychological health of Emergency Call Centre staff and Paramedics; as well as decision making in clinical practice and telehealth.


Claire teaches across Health Science programmes including Paramedic Science.


1st September 2016 "Professionalism in Paramedic Practice: The views of Paramedics and Paramedic Students" British Paramedic Journal.

1st September 2016 Experts' Perspectives on Professionalism in Paramedic Practice:Findings from a Delphi Process. British Paramedic Journal.

9th August 2016 A pilot study evaluating the use of ABCD2 score in pre-hospital assessment of patients with suspected transient ischaemic attack: experience and lessons learned. Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine.

21st March 2016 'You're never making just one decision': exploring the lived experiences of ambulance Emergency Operations Centre personnel. Emergency Medical Journal.