David Carson

Specialist Retrieval Practitioner

David joined the Ambulance Service in 2009 as an Ambulance Technician, qualifying as a Paramedic in 2012. He then completed a BSc in Health Studies through the University of the West of Scotland, graduating in 2014.

In 2016, David was appointed Team Leader across both Clydebank Ambulance Station and the then newly introduced Maryhill Fire Station, supervising and facilitating the ongoing training of vocational technician students as well as student paramedics. This role required that he undertake and pass the CAVA Vocational Training Assessor course.

During his tenure as Team Leader, David functioned as Clinical Lead for Clydebank Ambulance station, fulfilled Station Manager’s duties and has a keen interest in on-going clinical training and development. In addition he has been involved with several Quality Improvement projects having completed NHS Education for Scotland’s Scottish Coaching and Leading for Improvement Programme.

David joined EMRS in August 2018 and is currently working toward gaining the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Diploma In Immediate Medical Care.  In his spare time, David enjoys studying Jazz Guitar, reading and martial arts.