Opinion

Moral injury in paramedicine

World Mental Health Day took place on 10th October 2019. In this issue's comment, Esther Murray discusses the concept of moral injury and why it is becoming increasingly relevant to the modern-day paramedic.

Internationalising paramedic practice

‘It's been one of the best experiences of my life.’ This was a comment recently made to me by one of our final year paramedic students following an experiential placement in the Schleswig-Holstein region of Northern Germany.

Education and practice: a reciprocal relationship

This year, as we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Journal of Paramedic Practice (JPP), both the JPP and its international counterpart, International Paramedic Practice (IPP), have introduced some changes to remain ahead of the fast-moving wave that is paramedicine.

Long live the ‘king’?

International Paramedic Practice Consultant Editor, Vijay Guatam, takes an in-depth look at the benefits of the Advanced Trauma Life Support course and whether its latest 10th edition will bring the course in line with widespread evidence-based practice from around the world

Gazing into the crystal ball: pre-hospital care in India

In a personal whistle-stop introduction to pre-hospital care provision in India, Professor Vijayshil Gautam explores its multifaceted systems, with reference to its international context and future potential. From its contextual roots to its contemporary hindrances, how can the future of health care be predicted in such a fast-growing economy?

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