Our People

The highly qualified, dedicated staff of Paramedical Services are what make us great. We employ over 50 full time and casual staff providing community and corporate clients with an improved standard of education in pre-hospital care, sporting and industrial medical support, Work Injury Response Service (WIRS) and non-emergency patient transport.

Dr. Peter Mangles

PhD; M. Nurs (Mgt); B. Ed; B. HlthSc (Pre-Hospital); GradDip. Admin; Dip. Amb. Studies; GradCert. TraumaNurs; GradCert. AvNurs; Cert. Bus Admin; Cert. Psych; Cert. HlthCare (Ambulance); GAICD; RGN; JP

Dr Peter Mangles has spent the majority of his professional career at a Director, Managing Director, CEO and General Manager level and has had the opportunity to work in a number of different countries and regions (Australia, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, West Papua and Papua New Guinea) as a senior healthcare executive. Peter is also a registered nurse and was an Intensive Care SCAT paramedic (NSW Ambulance) with qualifications in trauma and aviation nursing. Peter was also responsible for the development of the first nationally accredited prehospital care training program in Australia.

Peter has a passion for prehospital emergency care and has operated ambulance and retrieval services in Indonesia and was responsible for the delivery of primary occupational health and emergency prehospital care for over 50 off shore drilling assets in the North Sea (UK). Whilst in the United Kingdom, Peter was responsible for offshore medic training in Aberdeen and worked closely with the UK Coast Guard and helicopter operators in the management of sick and injured offshore workers.

Dr. Andrew Hill - Medical Advisor


Dr Hill is a Specialist Anaesthetist and Retrieval Specialist with over 10 years experience in critical care medicine in both the pre-hospital and hospital setting. Particular interest in emergency surgery, trauma, neurosurgery and obstetric anaesthesia. Dr Hill is the Medical Director for Paramedical Services and is a dedicated teacher and facilitator of junior medical officers, students, EMT’s and Paramedics.

Dr Hill is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and has a passion and interest for pre-hospital emergency medicine, the provision of pre-hospital critical care, triage and working in multidisciplinary first responder teams. Dr Hill continues to work as a retrieval consultant with the NSW Ambulance Service rotary winged retrieval services.

Dr. Alex Duong - Medical Advisor


Dr Duong is an Emergency Physician with over 10 years’ experience in emergency and critical care medicine. He has particular interest in trauma and pre-hospital medicine, with experience in Major Trauma Hospitals, aeromedical retrieval and trackside medical support for motorsport activities.

Dr Duong is a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine who has worked extensively in Emergency Departments across Victoria and aeromedical retrieval with Careflight NSW. He is currently working as a full time Emergency Physician at Dandenong Hospital in Victoria. With his passion for critical care, trauma and pre hospital care, he continues to be involved with medical support for motorsport activity and teaching on the “Emergency Trauma Course”.

Dr Peter Smith - Medical Advisor


Practicing Emergency Physician with over 20 years experience as a Senior Consultant. During that time he has held the positions of Head of Department, Director of Emergency Medicine Training and Regional Disaster Coordinator. He holds positions on Australasian College for Emergency Medicine committees in Ultrasound Credentialing, Fellowship Examination Question writing and Sports Medicine Liaison.

Dr Smith has mentored scores of Emergency Medicine trainees and seen them through to Fellowship, as well as supervising hundreds of Junior Doctors during their Emergency Medicine rotations at both Wollongong and Shellharbour Hospitals. He is current with his College’s requirements for Maintenance of Professional Standards and has a keen interest in Quality Processes and extending the application of Point of Care Ultrasound in clinical practice.

Tanya Chesworth - Administration Manager

B. Information Technology; B. Business; GradCert. Data Science

Tanya Chesworth is a successful Administration and Operations Manager spanning 12 years in a diverse range of companies and sectors including not for profit, professional services (legal), the Australian vocational education system, manufacturing and warehousing, and the electrical industry.

Tanya comes to Paramedical Services with extensive experience office administration, information technology, quality and financial management (including budgeting and corporate financial reporting) and human resources.

Tanya strives for continuous improvement of processes, workflows and systems, and has led major projects including the development and roll out of ISO14001, and the management of ISO9001 programs. She has also managed a number of ICT improvements including software and network upgrades.

Tanya will provide oversight for the day to operations of the Administration Team and ensure that customer services and expectations are maintained at a high standard. Tanya is responsible for the maintenance, review and development of administration and office systems and procedures across the Paramedical Services Group.

Mrs. Belinda Crean - Training and Education Manager

Dip. ParamedSc; Dip VET; Dip Training Design and Dev; Cert IV. HlthCare (Ambulance); Cert IV Training & Assessment

Belinda’s love of training began in 1997, whilst responsible initially for the training and development of staff and then later manager at a national hospitality provider. Underlying a love of teaching, Belinda also has a passion for helping people and for many years she worked as a lifeguard, swimming instructor and pool director both in Australia and America.

In 2009, Belinda combined her passions and started a boutique health care training company called CPRHELP. For 6 years Belinda has been lucky enough to spend countless hours teaching students and adults how to respond to a variety of emergencies. In 2012 Belinda decided to develop her pre-hospital training and completed her Cert IV in Health Care (Ambulance). Belinda is currently studying her Bachelor of Paramedic Practice. In conjunction with training, Belinda has been working as an Emergency Medical Technician/ Paramedic since 2012, initially with Pink First Aid and now with Paramedical Services.

Belinda brings a positive energy to her training sessions, ensuring they are fun and easily understood