Trained, ready but under-utilised: Using student paramedics during a pandemic

Steve Whitfield, Alexander MacQuarrie, Malcolm Boyle


The aim of this commentary is to outline a case for student paramedics as a potential solution to the operational resource issues ambulances services and other healthcare institutions are expected to experience during high demand situations, such as pandemics.


student paramedic; pandemic; ambulance service; paramedic education

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