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Patient Safety Commissioner for England visits our simulation centre


Dr Henrietta Hughes, the Patient Safety Commissioner for England, visited the Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research Centre (OxSTaR) at the John Radcliffe Hospital on Friday 16 February.

OxSTaR wins Major Educator Award

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

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

Three projects, STEP UP, SAFE and MAGIC, are finalists in the Patient Safety Awards 2021.

Patient Safety Awareness Week, 14-20 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

The prize is awarded annually to the participants who gain the highest mark for their teaching portfolio.

The Oxford Box has arrived

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr Claire Pickering, a Simulation Fellow at OxSTaR, and Dr Chris Gough have won the Clinical Support Service Award for "Tea Trolley Teaching".

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