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Network Change

Our network administrator Charlotte is leaving her post with the network, from the 21st April onwards please forward any enquires to Mark Hellaby or phone us on 0161 746 2579


Network Move

Please be aware that the NWSEN network offices have moved location and have a new contact number.  We are now based at the Greenway building at Trafford General

Greenway Building
Trafford General Hospital
Moorside Road, Davyhulme,
M41 5SL

Our new contact number is 0161 746 2579



We have recently been asked to add the following article to our website, the manuscript was recently published in Advances in Simulation entitled: “Conducting Multicenter Research in Healthcare Simulation: Lessons Learned from the INSPIRE Network"

To see the article please click here


Tel News February

The most recent copy of TEL News is out; Tel News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in healthcare. Click here to see it

(To see previous Tel Newsletters please see our resource library)


British Burns Association, Making Simulation Stimulating: How to Set Up a Simulation

Workshop in Burns -

The Education & Research Centre at Wythenshawe hospital is holding an education day on the 10th March 2017.

Please click here for more information

Please note - All enquires need to be sent to - Nechama Lewis, BBA Manager at email:


Risk Management in Healthcare Module- University of Liverpool

Managing risks associated with organisational accidents and incidents in healthcare.

This module aims to:

  • To provide learners with comprehensive understanding of the external and internal drivers which impact upon organisational culture in relation to the assessment and evaluation of risk, accidents and incidents.
  • To develop learners’ knowledge and guide them through the processes of identifying and reporting risks, based upon thorough analyses.

Please click here more information and here for the Enrolment Registration Form


Manchester Metropolitan University

Simulation in Healthcare Practical Application Unit- This unit is aimed at individuals already involved in the management or delivery of simulation-based education within either a healthcare or academic settings. Undertaking this unit will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and application of pedagogical principles underpinning the development of simulation scenarios, facilitation and debriefing for learning, teaching, assessment and research purposes.

Please click here to see the PDF and for more information.


Fellows reports on simulation and human factors training

Here you can download the reports from each healthcare setting that took part in the human factors and patient safety project.

The reports are a brief outline of the work the fellow undertook in their hospital trust. The reports give some background, an outline of the training that took place and the outcomes and benefits to the hospital. Please click here to see the PDF and for more information.


Case Studies

We have recently been working with a number of groups from around the region towards creating several different case studies.  These will be published on our website and also on the eWin website in the next few weeks.


Manchester Metropolitan University Simulation in Healthcare Practical Application Unit

MMU has released a new flyer for the module - Simulation in Health Care: Learning theory, curriculum design and evaluation, this course will begin on 26th Sept 2016. Please click here to see the flyer and for more information.


Simulation in the North West Audit- Published

We have been asked to undertake an audit of simulation activity and resources in the North West for HE North west.  The last one that was completed was in 2012 and these have been really useful evidence to demonstrate what significant work is being undertaken using simulation and also areas to focus development.  This document is now available to view on our website.  Please click here to see the document



We now Have 199 Scenarios Published, this includes the 120 scenarios from Health Education England - Thames Valley (HEE TV) these cover a wide range of topics from Anaesthetics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and more.  They are available to see in our resource library.

For more information on how to access the library please contact Charlotte Goodall


Human Factors e-learning module

Thanks to the efforts in particularly of Ian Selby and Jackie Hanson from Preston the NWSEN Human Factors e-learning module is now available for use either on this site or as a scorm package for organizations to host it themselves. Following the pilot of the course interest has been received from various organizations across the UK to use the module. The module is now on the NW/NE e-learning library.


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