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Medical School – Undergraduate Medical School (UGMS)
University Medical School has been training students since 2002, initially in
partnership with Manchester University, and as a standalone course since 2007.
Royal Stoke University Hospital is the main Teaching Hospital for the Medical
School. Approximately 130 students are admitted to the medical school annually
and trained to be doctors with a Keele
University medical degree. All students spend two-thirds of their clinical
training at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Teaching is carried out with a
variety of modern teaching methods including problem based learning, seminars,
lectures and traditional bedside teaching. Students are exposed to the wide
variety of conditions seen and treated at UHNM.
UGMS1, situated on the Royal Stoke University Hospital site, was opened in 2003. It houses
academic and support staff and contains teaching rooms and a lecture theatre,
together with a student common room, changing facilities and the Student
The Clinical Education Centre is situated on the Royal Stoke University Hospital site. It provides training for nurses,
midwives, doctors and other health professionals. It has more than 20 seminar
rooms with the most advanced network of audio-visual kit linking all the rooms
and the skills laboratories.
The skills laboratories provide a
safe learning environment where nursing, midwifery, medical and other
healthcare students can practice a range of hands-on procedures such as giving
injections, taking blood, resuscitation and safe handling of patients.
The Postgraduate Medical
Centre adjoins the Library, Education and Resource Centre and is based on the
County Hospital site. Registered as a charity, the Centre provides meeting and
educational facilities for all Trust staff as well as General Practitioners and
General Dental Practitioners.
The centre is open from 08:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday and is also available outside these hours and at
weekends by prior arrangement.
Arranged around an attractive
courtyard garden, the centre comprises two lecture theatres, a concourse for dining/exhibition stands, 10 seminar rooms and specialist
training rooms for dental, clinical and surgical skills and a 12-place IT training
room. With its own dedicated free car parking area next to the post graduate
centre for delegates (staff with a permit may park in the staff designated
staff areas), wifi
facility and central location, the centre is well placed to accommodate local,
regional and national conferences and courses.
A course administration package is
offered by the centre to assist any health professional who would like to run a
course in their specialist area but would prefer not to handle the
administration process. The package includes financial planning, faculty
organisation, design and circulation of literature, administration of delegate
booking and registration fees, evaluation and attendance certificates.
Further details about any of the
services or facilities are available from the reception team – telephone 01785
230634 (Ext 4634 on County Hospital site).
Health Library (CEC, Royal Stoke) and Postgraduate Medical Centre Library (County Hospital)
The Health Library and the Library, Education and Resource Centre are multi-professional health libraries which house or can provide access to a wide range of texts and ebooks, healthcare journals and ejournals, and a range of online databases of clinical information. These resources are available to NHS employees in Staffordshire and UHNM, and Keele University students. The Health Library is open seven days a week, and the Library, Education and Resource Centre is open Monday - Friday. The library staff are on hand to support you to access the information you need – whether its for work, research, cpd or revalidation. Alongside both libraries there are IT facilities with computers which can be used for research and study.
To visit the health libraries website, click here
Healthcare Careers and Skills Academy
Healthcare Careers and Skills Academy is based on the Royal Stoke University
Hospital site. It was set up through collaboration between University
Hospitals of North Midlands, Advantage West Midlands, North Staffordshire
Regeneration Zone, Stoke
on Trent College, Jobcentre Plus and the Learning and Skills Council/Skills
Academy delivers a successful curriculum for all levels of staff from a variety
of occupational groups: support staff, administration and clerical, nursing and medical etc. We help to equip staff with the skills they need to deliver
changes and improvements and are committed to assisting all
develop to their full potential.
development, leadership and management programmes, management skills workshops,
skills for work workshops, induction programmes, facilitated e-learning
sessions, vocational qualifications, support, advice and careers guidance,
mentoring/coaching and personal development.