‘Writing for publication’ – an Editorial workshop on how to publish simulation and education studies

Monday 23rd April 2018 10.30am to 3pm, hosted by the University of Portsmouth - Places limited - register today



Read the February 2018 edition - includes updates on the progress of the HEE Simulation Reference Group (SRG) and the Horizon Scanning group project


The benefit of developing competences using simulated patients (SP’s)

The University of Portsmouth year 2 student nurses have had the perfect opportunity to practice with trained SP’s, as patient advocates recording a patient history, recording vital signs, managing deterioration and communicating using the SBAR handover tool. 

ASPiH Simulated Patient SIG welcomes new chair!

Alison Whitfield has taken on the chair of the SP SIG, known to many as SPOTs (Simulated Patient Organisers and Trainers). A SPOTs meeting is being planned for September, so please get in touch with Ali if you'd like further details. Alison.Whitfield[email protected]

Apprenticeship Standard for Clinical Simulation Technician

The consultation closed at the end of January, feedback will be considered as part of the assessment process for the new apprenticeship Standard and help inform the final approval decision.

Follow the progress of the approval process

ASPiH 2018  13th - 15th November'18

The 9th ASPiH Conference will be held at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre

View First announcement

Abstract submission now open


Highlights from ASPiH 2017 Telford.....

View keynotes, workshops, oral and poster presentations on Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre YouTube channel



Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Elena Power Simulation Centre, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre at QMC, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Development and Simulation Hub (DASH) North Lincs & Goole NHS Trust

OxSTaR (Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research) University of Oxford

Oxford Brookes University

Homerton University Hospital

NHS Lothian

Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University

University of Sunderland

ASSERT Centre, University College Cork

Coventry University

Gaps Simulation and Skills Centre, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Birmingham City University

Leeds Beckett University

SPRinT, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Ron Grimley Simulation Centre, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

SimWard, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

University of Worcester

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

National University of Ireland Galway

Northumbria University

Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust, Simulation and Essential Clinical Skills Team

Hull Institute of Learning and Simulation (HILS) Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

University of the West of England, Bristol

Maudsley Simulation

Royal College of Anaesthetists

University of Dundee Clinical Skills Centre

Canterbury Christ Church University

Royal College of Anaesthetists

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

[email protected] University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

University of Portsmouth

Medical Education and Simulation Hub (MESH) The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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