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.
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.”