Resource Centre

Team Profiles

 Alastair Graham

Co-Director and Consultant Anaesthetist

I work at the Centre one day a week. My role is to help develop and run courses in the Centre. I will usually be involved in running the simulations and debriefing them afterward. I am also involved in faculty training to enable a wider range of staff to run courses within the Centre. The rest of the week, I work as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Foundation NHS Trust and also at the South Yorkshire Deanery as Foundation School Co-Director. My major professional interests are training and safety in medicine.

 

Paul Bedford

Co-Director and Consultant Anaesthetist

I work at the Centre one or two days a week. My role includes developing and running courses in the Centre. I have a particular responsibility for anaesthetic, intensive care and paediatric courses and supervise our simulation fellows. The rest of the week, I work as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Foundation NHS Trust involving major GI surgery, emergency theatres, some intensive care and preoperative assessment.

 

 

Michelle McKenzie Smith

Clinical Skills, Simulation and Resuscitation Manager

I am a Critical Care Nurse with many years of experience caring for seriously ill patients in all areas of critical care including Paediatrics and still return to practice periodically to maintain my skills.  In 2009 I completed an MSc in Healthcare Education and am a qualified ‘Nurse Teacher’ on the NMC Register.  Having joined the team at Montagu as a Clinical Educator in 2007, one of my roles remains to develop courses for a diverse range of Health Care Professionals and other NHS employees.  Now as Manager of the Simulation Centre, as well as participating in current courses in a variety of guises, my role also includes regional and national promotion and support of the development of simulation as an educational resource and overseeing the day to day running of the facility.  I work 5 days a week.

Lee Paterson

Senior Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator

I am a general Adult Nurse by background with many years of experience caring for seriously ill patients in all areas of A&E, Coronary care and Surgery including Paediatrics. I still return to practice periodically to maintain my skills. In 2010 I joined Clinical Skills as an Educator which saw our services of Simulation and Skills merge within DBH. I have since moved into a Senior position managing the staff and the day to day running of the Simulation Centre. I am currently completing my dissertation for an MSc in Healthcare Education and I am a qualified ‘Nurse Teacher’ on the NMC Register.  I work 5 days a week covering all sites under the DBH umbrella & still actively help teach, design and co-ordinate simulation courses both in and out of the centre within the region.

                                                                                                                   

 

 

Sharon Lukins

Educational Lead Practitioner

I am a Senior Operating Department Practitioner by background and on occasions I do return to clinical practice.  I have worked within the simulation/educational environment since December 2005.  In April 2012 I achieved the status of Associate of The Higher Education Academy and In 2013 I gained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Education – Practice Teacher.  My role at the centre involves delivering and developing clinical simulation courses, supporting individuals and teams that work within the NHS.  I work 3 days a week.

 

Sue Claypole

Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator

I am a nurse with over 24 years experience, specialising in coronary care and acute medicine. Since 2011, I have been working throughout the region as an ALS and EPLS Instructor. I joined the team at the Montagu Clinical Simulation Centre in January 2014 as one of their Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitators, working 3 days a week.  At the Centre I have a number of guises, from putting you at ease and orientating you, to assisting with all aspects of the many courses that run here. Along with my fellow CSSF’s, my role involves delivering and developing Clinical Simulation courses, supporting individuals and teams that work within the NHS. I am passionate about education and believe it to be the key to providing excellent patient care, improving outcome and patient safety.

                                                                                                          

 

 

Debbie Bailey

Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator

I am a Nurse with 20 years experience specialising in Adult Intensive Care Nursing. I have previous experience as a Clinical Educator and Tracheostomy Nurse Specialist. I joined the team in September 2014 as a Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator. My role at the Simulation Centre includes delivering and developing clinical simulation courses and supporting individuals and groups of staff working within the NHS. I am passionate about  my role and believe that education and simulation play a vital role in promoting high standards of patient care, patient safety and improving outcomes in clinical areas.

 

                                                                                                              

 

 

Matthew Lowe

Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator

I am a Paramedic with experience in dealing with pre-hospital emergency and urgent care.  I have joined the team as a Clinical Skills and Simulation Facilitator and my role involves delivering and developing clinical simulation package, as well as delivering the various training courses that the centre provides.  I am still working with Yorkshire Ambulance Service as a frontline Paramedic on double crewed ambulances and rapid response vehicles.

 

                                                                                                                

 

 

Kathryn Maloney

Training and Education Coordinator

Y&H Clinical Skills Network Secretary

I work full time at the Montagu Clinical Simulation Centre and am responsible for developing and maintaining the operational day-to-day running of the MCSC, as well as promoting the centre and the role of simulation throughout the Yorkshire & Humber region. I prepare the necessary documentation for all our courses, take bookings for the courses we run and liaise with delegates and course organisers about upcoming bookings.  I also have a role within the Yorkshire and Humber as the Secretary for the Yorkshire and the Humber Clinical Skills Network (Y&HCSN) and the Yorkshire Maternity Emergencies Training (YMET).  I undertake administration for the CSN; assisting in the arrangement of regional meetings and conferences and record attendance and evaluations for the region's YMET courses.

 

 

Neil Taylor

Technical Coordinator

I work 4 days a week and my role as Technical Co-ordinator involves maintaining the manikins & equipment and setting up scenarios for your course.

 

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