OxSTaR wins Major Educator Award
14 October 2021
The award from the Medical Science Division is in recognition of our work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MAGIC highly commended at Patient Safety Awards 2021
28 September 2021
MAGIC was highly commended in the Primary Care Initiative of the Year category.
OxSTaR are finalists in three categories at the Patient Safety Awards 2021
1 July 2021
Three projects, STEP UP, SAFE and MAGIC, are finalists in the Patient Safety Awards 2021.
Patient Safety Awareness Week, 14-20 March 2021
16 March 2021
The week aims to encourage the community to learn more about healthcare safety. OxSTaR supports Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021.
Dr Sally Shiels wins a PGCert Portfolio Prize
8 March 2021
The prize is awarded annually to the participants who gain the highest mark for their teaching portfolio.
The Oxford Box has arrived
15 February 2021
We are very pleased to take delivery of adult and paediatric Oxford Boxes from Enovation Consulting Ltd and One Group Engineering.
OxSTaR's Hilary Edgcombe included in list of 100 incredible women
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.
Textbook of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management released
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.
OxSTaR partnership wins Patient Safety Innovation of the Year award at 2020 Patient Safety Awards
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.
OxSTaR are finalists in three categories of the Patient Safety Awards 2020
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.
Global Anaesthesia specialist handbook released
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.
Dr Claire Pickering wins Clincal Support Service Award
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".
World Patient Safety Day 2020
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.
New COVID-19 simulation training for smartphones helps African healthcare workers save lives
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.
Motorsport technology helps keep COVID-19 clinicians safe
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
Information from OUH Trust on COVID-19
16 March 2020
Information from the OUH Trust is available for staff on the OUH intranet. Link available in this article.
Patient Safety Awareness Week, 8–14 March 2020
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.