Clinical Skills Facilities

The facilities Clinical Skills can offer include:



Clinical Skills rooms:

  • 9 x 25 seat Clinical Skills training rooms, complete with the latest AV teaching aids and sinks in each room. 
  • Simulation Suite complete with AV Monitoring and feed back facilities
  • A large seminar room for up 45 people
  • A large multi purpose seminar/skills room along with an Annex laid out as a practice ward training area.  Holds up to 95 people lecture style

All training rooms have Internet and UHSFT intranet access. They have the latest teaching aids, including data projection, video & DVD playback and interactive whiteboards. Two rooms have Southampton University Internet access and internal /external video conferencing access.



We have models relating to such areas as:

  • Advanced Cannulation
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • ENT
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • SimMan
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Resuscitation
  • Surgery
  • Minor Surgery
  • Paediatrics

 A sample list of the mannequins is as follows:

  • Pelvic trainers for cervical smears
  • Babies with clicky hips
  • Male and female catheterisation models
  • Venepuncture arms
  • Otoscopic and ophthalmoscopic heads
  • Resusci-Anne and Resusci-baby
  • Buttocks and thighs for intra-muscular injections
  • Breast examination
  • SimMan A whole body programmable patient simulator - see below

A set of training CD ROMs and a computer are also available to enable students to learn about various cardiac conditions and to test their knowledge. These take a student step by step through each condition, from history and examination through to which investigations to order.



SimMan is a computer controlled patient simulator that will add realism and depth to any clinical training session. Manufactured by Laerdal Medical Ltd, Clinical Skills have a dedicated SimMan project co-ordinator who will be pleased to work with you designing comprehensive and realistic training scenarios.

SimMan can be used to:

  • Teach a wide range of new clinical skills
  • Reinforce and consolidate existing learning
  • Re-visit patient case histories

Please, go to the Simulation Suite Page