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.
5 July 2018
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.
7 September 2017
Follow our simulated paediatric patient's journey from admission to ED through to PICU with transfers to CT inbetween.
19 July 2017
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.
21 February 2017
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.