Simulation Suites

Canterbury Christ Church University's Simulation Suites at the Canterbury and Medway Campuses are multidisciplinary educational facilities used to enhance practical skills training in health and social care.



Our wards replicate the hospital environment. Basic Life Support (BLS), Moving and Handling and other practical sessions are held in these rooms.

Discover more about the Wards


Midwifery and Child Nursing Facilities

Our Midwifery and Child Nursing facilties provide students with a realistic environment in which to practise their skills and put their knowledge into practice. 

Learn more about our Midwifery and Child Nursing facilities


Operating Theatre and Scrub Room

The Operating Theatre – based in Medway – is a fully staged replica of an NHS theatre suite. Simulation models (e.g. SimMan) are used to perform a range of surgical procedures.

Find out more about our Operating Theatre and Scrub Room


Radiography Suite

In the Radiography Suite, students can gain practical experience in working with the fully functioning X-ray machine. With support from staff, they will take X-ray pictures, interpret them and report the findings.

Discover more about our Radiography Suite


Occupational therapy Facilities

In this replica of a typical bedroom in the community, students can gain first hand experience of providing care through role play.

Learn more about the Daily Living Flat


Emergency Response Resource Area

Paramedic Science students have access to the fully-equipped Emergency Response Resource Area, which is based at our Medway campus.     

Find out more about the Emergency Response Resource Area


Surgical Skills Facilities

The Institute of Medical Sciences, based at our Medway campus, offers fully-equipped facilities for Postgraduate Medical Education.

Read more about our Surgical Skills facilities


HDU and Sluice Room

In Canterbury, students and practitioners have access to our full-staged High Dependency Unit (HDU) and Sluice Room.

Find out more about the HDU and Sluice Room

Canterbury Simulation Suite

Our new innovative teaching space and simulation suites on our Canterbury campus will open in September 2020. Take a look at this amazing space.

Learn more about our new building


Taster days

Watch our short video showing what a taster day in the Simulation Suite is like.

Schools activity Visit

Watch our short video - Anna Humphreys & Melanie Pitcher from the Health & Care Engagement team organised for a variety of local schools & colleges to attend the St Pauls House Simulation Suite at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Medway medical fayre

Watch our short video showcasing a recent Medical Fayre we held at our Medway Campus. The Fayre included hands on activities from different disciplines within health and wellbeing.


Contact us

To find out more about our Simulation Suites, please contact the team.


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Last edited: 25/02/2020 16:43:00