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.
23 September 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.
8 May 2015
Owen Gustafson, Team Lead Physiotherapist, won the Educator and Trainer award (issued by Health Education Thames Valley) for contributions to the learning environment.