Gavin Johnson

Course Director

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

I have a background in emergency care and worked on a rapid response Vehicle in clinical practice.  From there I gained experiences and skill in clinical decision making that facilitated a transition into mentoring and eventually education.  

Professional memberships and activities

  • HCPC Registered Paramedic – PA36588
  • CIEHF – Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors
  • Pre- Hospital Emergency Care
  • Teaching and Education



Patient Safety


Clinical Decision Making

Human Factors

Clinical Skills

Non-Technical Skills

Suicide Awareness



Human Factors

Patient Safety

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021