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Ndcn teaching award 2019

OxSTaR picks up NDCN Teaching Award

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.

Filming support for phd project studying and improving critical care in laos

Filming support for PhD project to improve critical care in Laos

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.

Our future leaders programme shortlisted for hsj award

Future Leaders Programme shortlisted for HSJ Award

The Health Service Journal's annual Value Awards place OxSTaR on the shortlist for the Training and Development division for improving value and efficinecy in healthcare through our Future Leaders Programme.

Real time week long mdt training sim for paediatric emergency care

Real-time week-long MDT training sim for paediatric emergency care

Follow our simulated paediatric patient's journey from admission to ED through to PICU with transfers to CT inbetween.

The 2016 17 symposium for quality improvement projects celebrates this years winners

The 2016 - 17 Symposium for Quality Improvement Projects celebrates this years' winners

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Foundation Year Quality Improvement Symposium is organised by Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR), which is based in our Department.

Oxstars clinical research fellow provides the patients persepctive

Our patient involvement advocate gives TEDx talk

Rosamund Snow, Patient Editor for The British Medical Journal and Clinical Research Fellow at OxSTaR (Oct '14 - Sept '16), provides a thought-provoking journey through a healthcare improvement process from a patient's perspective.

Investing in the future ouht future leaders programme 2015 2016

Investing in the Future - OUHT Future leaders programme 2015-2016

The Future Leaders Programme is a year long course for newly appointed consultants in the OUHT designed to build on existing skills in leadership and quality improvement. In the inaugural year 17 participants from very varied clinical backgrounds gained invaluable experience in the design and delivery of operational and strategic projects which produced real, sustainable improvements in the workplace. To find out more click on the video above.

Physiotherapist wins award for creating simulation course at oxstar

Physiotherapist wins award for creating simulation course at OxSTaR

Award NDA

Owen Gustafson, Team Lead Physiotherapist, won the Educator and Trainer award (issued by Health Education Thames Valley) for contributions to the learning environment.

Oxstar runs first human factors simulation for the cardiac angiography suite

OxSTaR runs first Human Factors Simulation for the Cardiac Angiography Suite


OxSTaR in partnership with the Practice Development Facilitators from the Cardiac Angiography Suite (CAS) have run the first ever bespoke human factors course for the Cardiac Angiography Suite at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUH).

Oxstar helps with in situ training in the emergency department

OxSTaR helps with in-situ training in the Emergency Department

Multidisciplinary Team Training in the Paediatric Emergency Department

Newly qualified doctors consider how to improve patient safety

Newly qualified doctors consider how to improve patient safety

Staff at OxSTaR have been at the forefront of a new initiative designed to help recently qualified doctors improve patient safety in the Oxford University Hospitals Trust.

Mepa for consultants

MEPA for Consultants

Nationally accredited MEPA course now running for Consultants

Oxstar joins hems training

OxSTaR joins HEMs Training

For the second time this year OxSTaR was involved in the Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance HEMS Crew Course. This is a 5 day course based at the SCAS Education Base in Boar’s Hill, Oxford.

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