The BMSC Sim Ward Area

An Example of Surgical Simulation

The BMSC Control Room

Perfusion Courses Now Available

Specialist Paediatric Programmes Available

Train The Trainers

Who we are

Our Facilities/Programmes


Welcome to the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre (BMSC), a unique facility delivering expert multidisciplinary healthcare training.

At BMSC we use a variety of interactive human patient simulators and manikins to give clinicians the opportunity to learn, rehearse and perfect procedures from the simple to the highly complex.

“Very well organised day, staff all very friendly and approachable. I felt I could ask/contribute without difficulty.”

“Overall an excellent course which I will recommend to others. Has made me feel more comfortable with the thought of having to use some of the equipment in a real situation.”

“Brilliant course, great structure, well organised, all very relevant”

Unique facility delivering expert multidisciplinary healthcare training

News from the BMSC


Simulation Fellowships

Each year Bristol Medical Simulation Centre organizes 120 courses and delivers training to approximately 1500 delegates. We appoint two teaching/research fellows who are be taught how to teach using a range of clinical simulators and will develop the skills to undertake the design, organization and delivery of course material. BMSC also offers a variety of…


The Bristol Medical Simulation Centre was the first of its kind in the UK when it opened in 1997, and has gone from strength to strength ever since. This article lets you learn about the work of the centre including helping staff train for the new developments at UH Bristol. To read more click here