Membership is open to all staff who supervise, manage or deliver simulation based health and social care education in the Health Education England south west geography, including their partner organisations. Representation across the following disciplines and backgrounds is encouraged:


  • Under-graduate
  • Post-graduate
  • Multi-professional
  • North and south of the region
  • Primary care
  • Pre-hospital care
  • Community healthcare
  • Acute health care
  • Mental health care
  • Academic health Science Network
  • Lead for bands 1 – 4 staff




Contact Details

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust / South West Simulation Group  Matthew Carr
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Kim Clothworthy 
Cornwall Primary Case Training Hub / Kenrow Health CIC Emma Borders / John Ball &
Devon Partnership NHS Trust  Samuel Kirkwood
Devon Primary Care   Roland Gube
Dorset County Hospital Richard Jee
Dorset Healthcare University Trust   Phil Redford
University of Gloucestershire Liz Berragan
Gloucester Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust   Ruth Thomas
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   Joanne Cornes & Maria Smith &
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  Simon Hawkins and Sarah Woods

Michael Natarajan (Undergraduate Lead for UoB, Kings, College, Oxford University)
Oxford Brookes University  Clair Merriman
Medvivo Janet Jennings
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust  Tim Mason
North Bristol NHS Trust  Maria Tsakmakis (within Neonatal)

Curtis Whittle
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust  Steve Harris, Lewis Connolly & Lucy French & &
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust  David Bartle & Ross Thompson (Simulation Manager) & & 
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust  James Goodliffe, Gabrielle Cole and Dawn Fairclough &
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust  Claire Levi
St Margaret’s Hospice Care  Sarah Ireland 
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust  Esther Wilson, Ben Hester & Polly Powell (Paediatric Lead, Musgrove) &
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust   Catharina Hoyer & Julian Wright &
University Hospitals Dorset Rose Edwards & Sarah O'Connor & sarah.o’
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust  Daryl Thorp-Jones & Rachel Garlick (Simulation Manager) &  
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust  Dan Freshwater-Turner & Lynn Garland &
University of West of England  Lucy Watkins
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  Leigh Beard