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The Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) is a not-for-profit membership Association dedicated to improving patient care and professional performance by the use of simulated practice and technology enhanced learning.

ASPiH 2018 Southport

We are excited to announce that the 9th ASPiH Conference will be held at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre from the 13th - 15th November 2018 - look out for further details very soon! 

Preview the venue here

Apprenticeship Standard for Clinical Simulation Technician

ASPiH has been working with Skills for Health on the proposal to the Institute for Apprenticeships to develop an apprenticeship standard for Clinical Simulation Technicians 

Follow the progress of the submitted proposal

IMSH 2018

IMSH - A Celebration of the Power and Purpose of Healthcare Simulation - ASPiH President Dr Makani Purva will be there - follow the activities from Saturday 13th January #IMSH2018

IMSH 2018


Read the December 2017 edition - includes an update on the progress of the HEE National Strategy on Simulation-Based Education (SBE)


Highlights from ASPiH 2017 Telford.....

Another excellent annual conference - thank you to our Conference Management team at EBS, our exhibitors, keynotes and delegates.

Your support and input is much appreciated 


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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