Norman Trebilcock MBE


Norman is a Paramedic, charity founder and experienced clinical manager with over 40 years services in the NHS.

Throughout his clinical career, Norman has worked across several pre-hospital areas to include roles as a frontline emergency ambulance Paramedic, Fast Response Motorcycle Paramedic, Search and Rescue Paramedic and Clinical Support Officer providing clinical and logistical support to front line staff.

In addition to his clinical work, over the last 30 years Norman has founded and managed the charity FLEET (Front Line Emergency Equipment Trust). Within this role, Norman has provided thousands of pounds for ambulance equipment, helping standardise every ambulance in Cornwall, develop Community Responders and provide public access defibrillators throughout Cornwall. In addition to this, in 2019, Norman oversaw FLEET funding and procurement of 69 defibrillators which have been placed onto every Community Police car in Cornwall.

In 2001, Norman was one of the very first BBC NHS Unsung Heroes and in 2002 went on to be recognised as Unsung Hero by the Daily Mail. In 2008, he was awarded the MBE for his service to the community and in 2012 was very privileged to carry the Olympic Torch as it made its way through Cornwall.