Samantha McCabe-Hogan is a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, lecturing in practical and theoretical subjects such as research, professional leadership and intermediate life/trauma support. Samantha has also contributed to several paramedic books such as Law and Ethics for Paramedics: An Essential Guide. Before joining the ambulance service, she was in the Royal Air Force and worked at her local hospital as a nursing assistant. She joined the Lincolnshire Ambulance Service in 2001 in Health Transport and moved into Emergency Operations in 2003, qualifying as a paramedic in 2006. As well as working on the front line, she worked in both the education and research departments at the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Her undergraduate degree is in Health Studies (2003) and her Master’s is in Clinical Research (2009).