Brennan O'Donnell

Lecturer Practitioner in Paramedic Science

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Allied Health

Location: Cambridge

Courses taught: Paramedic Science

Brennan is a frontline paramedic with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust. He joined the team at ARU in October 2022, on the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course.



Brennan has been working as a Paramedic since registering with the HCPC and as a Practice Educator, holding the responsibility where he mentors and supports a variety of staff members, apprentices and students within the ambulance service.

He completed the Quality, Service Improvement and Redesign (QSIR), Practitioner course allowing him to develop and implement quality improvement projects within the ambulance service and across healthcare systems as well as encouraging reflective learning.

Since 2021, he has been part of the vaccination team at the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, delivering the COVID-19 vaccine programme to the public.


  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science


  • Registered Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Quality, Service Improvement and Redesign Practitioner with the ACT Academy and The Institute of Healthcare Management
  • Practice Educator, University of East Anglia

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member of the College of Paramedics
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Peer Support Volunteer, The Ambulance Staff Charity