New state-of-the-art childbirth simulator arrives at the Health Academy
We recently took delivery of a brand-new wireless childbirth simulator at the Health Academy. The simulator, or ‘Lucina’ as she is referred to, is one of the most advanced of its kind and has functional and interchangeable cervices to train on all stages of delivery and emergency scenarios.
Lucina joins the Human Factors and Simulation Team in their advanced simulation suite at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and was only made possible through a generous grant awarded by the Preston Postgraduate Medical Education Charity.
The Lucina simulator is the first of its kind for the Health Academy and has created the potential to offer multidisciplinary training for obstetricians, midwives, anaesthetics and theatre personnel.
Mark Pimblett, Simulation Team Leader said, “The arrival of Lucina has not only opened up new opportunities for staff training at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals but it will also enable us to deliver bespoke simulated training to the wider healthcare community. We’ll now be able to visit offsite settings such as GP surgeries and train midwives and paramedics and recreate real-life scenarios.
For further information on Training available, please contact the Simulation Unit.
Call: 01772 524850