David Percival

Advanced Retrieval Practitioner

PGCert, BSc (Hons), DipIMC (RCSEd)

David began his Paramedic career in Liverpool in 2009 and returned home to Scotland in 2012, working roles in both Forth Valley and Edinburgh before gaining a position with EMRS in 2015.  David is currently the lead Retrieval Practitioner for Major Incident response and the introduction of a new electronic clinical database.

During his time with as a Paramedic, David has undertaken varying education including ALS, APLS, PHTLS, BATLS, DipIMC (RCSEd), simulation faculty development courses, project management and also successfully completed London’s Air Ambulance PHCC course in 2015.  He has been involved in various publications on end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring, severe hypothermia and prehospital anaesthesia equipment.

Outside of EMRS work, David enjoys being in the mountains and exploring Scotland by bicycle.