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The new suite is a joint venture between Oxford Simulation, Training and Research (OxSTaR), which is part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and the Horton Education Centre.

Complete with an interactive manikin, control room and live feed, the suite is designed to provide trainee doctors and nurses with realistic clinical scenarios including sudden changes in a patient's condition, time pressures and a talking manikin. Heart attacks, sepsis symptoms and asthma attacks can be replicated through the manikin, which appears to have a pulse and breathe.

OxSTaR staff are looking forward to being able to offer the same high quality simulation training to teams of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals on the Horton site as they do at the John Radcliffe The suite will be manned regularly by OxSTaR in the New Year . 

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