Jim Hancox

Air Crew Supervisor

Jim Hancox joined the then Hereford & Worcester Ambulance Service in 2002 qualifying as a paramedic in 2005. He extended his training, qualifying as a Critical Care Paramedic in 2010 and worked as the Aircrew Supervisor at MAAC’s Strensham Base since 2014. Jim has worked for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity for over twelve years is very proud to be a part of the team.

"I can't imagine a job I'd rather be doing" he says. "I am privileged to work with such fantastic people and love being able to offer specialist care to the patients we treat."

Jim recently undertook an eighteen-month secondment to the Surgical Reconstruction & Microbiological Research Centre (SRMRC) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where he was instrumental in the delivery of the RePHILL study – a ground breaking piece of research into the use of prehospital blood products.

He graduated from the University of Warwick earlier this year with an MSc in Advanced Critical Care Practice and is an Honorary Research Associate with the University of Birmingham. 

Outside of work Jim is a keen sportsman enjoying running, cycling and skiing and has ambitions to one day take on an Ironman triathlon.

Jim lives with his wife Bernice who is also a paramedic.

 

OPERATIONS STATISTICS:
Missions completed since 1991: 50,563 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts on average four horse riders each week.