The Centre for Simulation in Health and Care helps students develop the practical skills needed to work in the health and care-related sciences, in a safe, contextual and realistic environment.

Spanning 3 buildings across campus, the simulation facilities in our centre are designed to represent current clinical equipment and healthcare environments. Students learn by applying their classroom knowledge in the practical settings they'll step into once they graduate.

Paramedic students in the centre for simulation in health and care

Students can gain practical experience on the Centre's simulation equipment

Nursing students in the centre for simulation in health and care

The Centre features a fully operating theatre, with Human Patient Simulators

Equipment and rooms

The Centre for Simulation in Health and Care features:

  • A large flexible clinical simulation space which can be sectioned into 12 individual bays
  • A fully realistic operating theatre with Human Patient Simulator
  • A fully functioning one-bedroomed flat
  • Imaging suite, similar to those used in clinical practice
  • A clinical skills simulation suite
  • Bariatric and older adult simulators
  • CAE and Laerdal human patient simulators
  • Ward/observation area
  • Static and mobile eye tracking equipment
  • Static and mobile video 'tagging' and debriefing cameras
  • Full technical support and open access areas

Where to find us

The Centre for Simulation in Health and Care

Our simulation facilities are spread across the following 3 buildings

Rosalind Franklin Hall West

2 King Richard I Road
Portsmouth
PO1 2FR

St Andrews Court

St Michael's Rd
Portsmouth
PO1 2PR

St Michael's Building

White Swan Road
Portsmouth
PO1 2DT

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