July 25, 2022: Acting Chief Executive Richard Lee has been awarded a ‘Fellowship of the College of Paramedics’ for his outstanding contribution to the profession.  

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The prestigious title of ‘Fellow of the College of Paramedics’ is an honour bestowed upon paramedics who have made an outstanding contribution to the achievement of: 

  • The development and growth of the College of Paramedics 
  • Improving paramedic professional practice and in turn patient care or population health and wellbeing 
  • Development of paramedic education and, in turn patient care or population health and wellbeing. 

And the College of Paramedics said Richard “is a perfect example of this”. 

Richard Lee, who has been a paramedic for the last 27 years, said: “Ever since I qualified as a paramedic in 1995, I have been lucky enough to meet people, visit places, see things and have experiences that I never imagined I would have. 

“This Fellowship Award is a real honour for me, but I hope my crewmates, colleagues, mentors, fellow medical professionals and patients will all accept a part of it. 

“Thank you to the College of Paramedics and here is to the future of our great profession. These are difficult times, but I am very proud to be a small part in the world of paramedicine.” 

Find out more about our leadership team and Richard Lee’s career at St John.