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Teaching

Our Oxford University Simulation, Teaching & Research Centre (OxSTaR) provides state-of-the-art training for Foundation Year 1 and 2 doctors, final year medical students and other health care practitioners.

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Teaching
Teaching

Intensive Care

We have a long tradition of designing and running multicentre studies to test new treatments in critically ill patients.

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Intensive Care
Intensive Care

Pain

Our pain research currently falls into four areas; nociceptive processing mechanisms that lead to acute and chronic pain, analyses of analgesic drug efficacy, pain in babies and the developing CNS and factors pre-operatively that predict the development of persistent pain states post-operatively.

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Pain
Pain

Respiration

Our research includes cellular, systems and modelling approaches to the investigation of respiratory disorders in anaesthesia, pain and intensive care.

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Respiration
Respiration

Anaesthesia

We are aiming to develop better biomarkers of brain ‘responsiveness’ for translation to anaesthetic practice and intensive care.

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Anaesthesia
Anaesthesia

Simulation

Our Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR) Centre is a purpose built education centre located at the John Radcliffe Hospital. The overarching aim of the Centre is to improve patient safety through excellence in training.

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Simulation
Simulation

Welcome

Welcome to the Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics. We operate as closely associated University and Hospital divisions providing the framework for teaching, research and anaesthetic services. We maintain and develop internationally competitive research programmes in pain and consciousness, respiration and hypoxia, intensive care, simulation and human factors training.

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

The Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences incorporates the Division of Clinical Neurology, the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, the Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics and the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain.

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  • Founded in 1937
  • First academic department for British anaesthesia
  • Internationally recognised teaching programmes

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