Samantha has a degree in Health and Social Care and a Masters in clinical Research as well as her professional qualification in paramedicine.
Samantha previous roles include 10 years in the Royal Air Force working in the UK and abroad. In the late nineties she worked in hospitals as a nursing assistant before a change of career brought her to the ambulance service. She started as a ambulance care assistant before progressing to an ambulance technician then paramedic. Whilst still working for the ambulance service she became a qualified tutor and taught on a variety of service courses
Research in paramedicine and mentoring