CoPMRE Fourteenth Annual Symposium

Healthcare Simulation: playing seriously

Wednesday 18 October 2017 9.00-16.30

Executive Business Centre

The Centre of Postgraduate Medical Research and Education (CoPMRE) is pleased to announce the Fourteenth Annual Symposium, Healthcare Simulation: playing seriously. This symposium is suitable for primary and secondary care doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, Trusts board members, academics and anyone with an interest in medical research and education.

Medical simulation is emerging as a key element in the education of the Healthcare workforce. At this symposium we will:

  1. review the context including the need to improve patient safety and training opportunities
  2. explore the evidence base both for improvement in practice and patient outcomes
  3. discuss the local and national challenges and opportunities for enhancing medical simulation in the NHS
  4. hear about developments at Bournemouth University and the local NHS.

We do hope you will join us and we are sure you will find this a stimulating and valuable event.

The conference is free to attend registration is now open for you to secure your place.

The full programme can be found here.

Speakers include:

Andy Anderson

Chief Executive Officer, Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH)

The Past, Present and Future of Simulation of Healthcare

Lt Col Tania Cubison

Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Army Medical Corps & Consultant Burns and Plastic Surgeon

Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

Simulation and Team Training – Experience from the military theatre

Paul Davis MBE & Dr Tracey Herlihey, National Investigators

Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB)

The role of simulation in accident investigation

Dr Karen Kirkham

Assistant Clinical Chair, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Dorset’s Health and Care Revolution

Professor Tahseen Qureshi

Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The evolution of the surgical robot

You can book your place here: