1 July 2021
Three projects, STEP UP, SAFE and MAGIC, are finalists in the Patient Safety Awards 2021.
16 March 2021
The week aims to encourage the community to learn more about healthcare safety. OxSTaR supports Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021.
8 March 2021
The prize is awarded annually to the participants who gain the highest mark for their teaching portfolio.
15 February 2021
We are very pleased to take delivery of adult and paediatric Oxford Boxes from Enovation Consulting Ltd and One Group Engineering.
11 February 2021
The list is part of the Medical Sciences Division's celebration of 100 years of women's admittance to the University of Oxford.
5 January 2021
This textbook is available on open access and contains a section on Human Error and Patient Safety written by the director of OxSTaR Prof Helen Higham and Prof Charles Vincent.
17 November 2020
The award was won in partnership with Oxford AHSN, Oxford University Hospitals FT, Royal Berkshire FT and Health Education England e-Learning.
12 October 2020
The project "Listening with Intelligence: An Evaluative Training Initiative to improve safety for low risk mothers and babies in labour" was undertaken in partnership with Oxford AHSN, Oxford University Hospitals FT Royal Berkshire FT and Health Education England e-Learning.
29 September 2020
The latest book in the Oxford specialist handbooks in Anaesthesia series has been published. OxSTaR's Hilary Edgcombe edited "Global Anaesthesia" with Rachel Craven and Ben Gupta.
23 September 2020
Dr Claire Pickering, a Simulation Fellow at OxSTaR, and Dr Chris Gough have won the Clinical Support Service Award for "Tea Trolley Teaching".
17 September 2020
17th September is World Patient Safety Day and OxSTaR supports this year's theme - Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety.
6 July 2020
The University of Oxford's LIFE project has launched a new set of app-based training scenarios that help healthcare workers in Africa safely manage and treat cases of children with suspected COVID-19.
6 July 2020
Staff at our Oxford Simulation,Teaching & Research centre (OxSTaR) helped to develop this new type of aerosol shield designed by Formula One motor racing engineers
16 March 2020
Information from the OUH Trust is available for staff on the OUH intranet. Link available in this article.
10 March 2020
OxSTaR are supporting Patient Safety Awareness Week. The week, 8–14 March 2020, aims to encourage the community to learn more about health care safety.
10 February 2020
At the Surgical Grand Round at the ORHFT on the 17th January Dr Helen Higham, clinical director of OxSTaR presented about Effective Leaning from Serious Incidents. A video of her presentation with the slides is available. please click on the link above or the photograph to view.
23 May 2019
We are delighted to win the NDCN Teaching Award at this year’s Thomas Willis Day. Recognised for making an exceptional contribution to promoting the work of the Department in a teaching setting in 2018.
31 July 2018
Rebecca Inglis, ICM trainee at the OUHFT, sets up and films a series of simulated critical care scenarios at OxSTaR's training facility, as part of her overseas study. The videos will become training aids for the project, which aims to improve patient safety in Laos based ICUs.