Teaching Fellows in Simulation (BSMS)

There are three Teaching Fellow positions about to be advertised within the next two weeks through HE (KSS) and the University of Sussex. These roles are fixed term (12 months) as an ‘out of programme experience’ working at BSMS in the Department of Medical Education under the supervision of Dr Wesley Scott-Smith. All of these roles will include a contribution to teaching within the department whilst the successful applicant with complete a PG certificate in Simulation, or the PG cert in Medical Education (funded).

Each role will include a research component related to either SBME or other teaching responsibilities.

Applicants must be medically trained and have some experience of PG education and engagement with simulation.


Funding for simulation modules 2017

Yet again HEE (KSS) has agreed to support student bursaries for the two simulation modules in the PG Certificate at BSMS. In addition to bursaries we will be able to appoint another Teaching Fellow in Simulation in the department of medical education from September 2017 onwards. This post will support both the simulation teaching programmes and the Physician Associate studies whilst focussing upon a project studying the provision of ‘in situ’ simulation across the KSS region.

Applications are welcomed and interviews will start on May 16th.


Simulation Framework document from ASPiH

ASPiH unveiled the new standards framework and guidance document last week at the national conference in Bristol. Use the following link to view this document:


Simulation Hub Meeting Nov 2nd

The next meeting of the Sussex Simulation Hub will be on Wednesday, 2nd November at 12.30pm on the Falmer site (University of Brighton), Room TBC. A light lunch will be available. Please let Andy Collins know of your attendance.




CPD workshop on using Simulated Patients in Healthcare

Due to the success of the last one day workshop about how to use SPs in teaching & assessment, we will running the same workshop in the Autumn (bursaries are available!)

Dates for all forthcoming workshops will be posted on  this site; the next workshop is on Peer Observation of Teaching training running on June 16th (9-4pm). Places are still available!


One Day Workshops

The next workshop on May 17th (Simulated patients in healthcare) is now full, however because of its popularity we have booked another date on November 1st. Please contact Andy for details (all workshops are funded by HEKSS and are free).

On June 16th we are running a workshop on ‘Peer Observation  of Teaching Training in Education’. Please book now.