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The Clinical Simulation Centre

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The Clinical Simulation Centre


The CSC is a state of the art department based at Bishop Aukland Hospital that was transformed from a ward into flexible, realistic teaching environment.


The CSC aims to:

"Provide a simulated environment for teams and individuals to learn, develop and be assessed in delivering high quality, safe, effective patient care" 

The CSC is a fantastic resource that provides opportunities for multi-disciplinary education and training, it explores opportunities in which the centre can enhance staff and student learning in a simulated environment.


The CSC hosts a variety of teaching opportunities; Undergraduate Medical School examinations and assessments; Multi-professional courses from basic clinical skills training days to high fidelity team scenarios and external bookings.


We are lucky to have onsite full time staff to help you design a course for your teams needs with help and support.




The CSC is available for external room hire at :

or call on 01388 455105


Our Vision

All staff benefit from inter-professional simulation and human factors training and apply this to confidently deliver first class, effective health care.


Our Mission

To  create the highest quality educational experiences for healthcare staff through developing and delivering effective training materials. To support faculty in their own development and create an environment conducive to excellent Simulation based education (SBE). To collaborate in research and innovation and participate in the evolution of SBE.


Our Values

Equity of access to all our staff and the wider healthcare community according to their training needs.A supportive and safe environment where every opportunity for shared learning is taken.To evaluate and demonstrate quality and improvement.

'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very thankful and relieved patient'.

Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital of North Durham