The Douglas Starship Simulation Programme (DSSP) undertakes research incorporating simulation in a number of settings. Recent DSSP led projects include task training and retention of skills and advanced airway management. Additionally, DSSP contributes to simulation studies through collaboration with international research trials

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  • 2011 ADHB Education Excellence Awards - Finalist

  • 2013 ADHB Celebrating Excellence - Winner of the 'highly commended award" for nursing posters

  • 2017 ADHB Allied Health Scientific and Technical Awards, child Health Directorate - Winner

  • 2018 ADHB Matāriki Value Award - Winner for Difficult Conversation workshop


Nuthall G, Wood P, Shepherd M. Paediatric Simulation Training. In: Maconochie I, editor. Recent Advances in Paediatrics. 27. London: JP Medical Ltd; 2016. p. 39-49