Paul Featherstone

Ambulance Paramedic, Keynote Speaker

Paul Featherstone is a unique individual. Paul has spent the last 40 years perfecting skills in the recovery and care of people in life threatening situations.

Joining the NSW Ambulance Service in 1972, Paul pioneered the Ambulance Service’s acclaimed Paramedic system in 1976. He conceived and developed the Special Casualty Access Team (S.C.A.T.) in 1986, and has since been a team leader in developing patient access methods and high levels of care under hostile environments.

Paul’s experience positions him as a specialist in situations where lives may be at stake. Situations where perfect planning, quick assessment and responses are critical for the prevention of injury. In situations where injuries have occurred, Paul is skilled and equipped to access, treat, recover and transport injured individuals whether by foot, road, air or sea.

Paul has developed unique presentations and training methods in high-risk areas based on “real world” experience, with emphasis on self-motivation and teamwork

Paul Featherstone talks about:

  • Importance of team building and team work
  • Mindful Leadership
  • Planning/crisis management and its execution
  • Real World Risk Management
  • Spirit and courage

Twice the recipient of the Ambulance Service’s highest award for bravery, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Australian Bravery Medal, the Humane Society’s Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals, Prince Phillip Helicopter Rescue Award and the Ambulance Service Medal as part of the 2007 Queen’s Birthday Honour List, Paul Featherstone is a man who can be depended on.

Paul has also been honoured as 2007 Sutherland Shire Citizen of the Year and has been an Australia Day Ambassador in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

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