Learning & Development

Learning & Development

Our Learning and Research Centre, based in the Science Quarter of Southmead Hospital, boasts state-of-the-art education facilities which supports our staff to develop the skills required to provide our patients with outstanding care. Our facilities include a 130-person lecture theatre, a range of teaching and seminar spaces, clinical skills and medical simulation facilities.

The centre is currently home to our Learning and Development Department, Research and Innovation Department, Sim Space and our Trust Library.

We have close links with universities and support undergraduate and postgraduate education and work placements across many professions. We also run specialist courses for healthcare professionals in conjunction with our university partners.

Learning and Research ensure that all staff have the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes to deliver high quality and responsive patient care and services and supports access to learning, development, research and innovation.


Apprentices sitting down in a classroom

Work Experience

Staff members in the IT department

Behind the Scenes - Clinical Simulation Team