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Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics

We maintain and develop internationally competitive research programmes in pain and consciousness, respiration and hypoxia, intensive care, simulation and human factors training.

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We operate as closely associated University and Hospital divisions providing the framework for teaching, research and anaesthetic services. 

We run nationally and internationally recognised teaching programmes in a range of anaesthetic related areas (e.g. primary trauma care, regional anaesthesia, and anaesthesia in the developing world).

Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR)

OxSTaR is the University of Oxford’s purpose built, state-of-the-art medical simulation teaching and research facility in the Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Simulated learning scenarios provide invaluable opportunities to observe, develop and test how healthcare professionals work together and interact with their environment and equipment. Go to the OxSTaR website.

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