Clinical Simulation Facilities


This multipurpose simulation area with high fidelity CAE adult (HPSX) and paediatric (PHPS) Human Patient Simulators can be utilised to perform a wide range of medical scenarios.

Nursing Bays

The Centre has two nursing bays, equipped with 4 CAE iStan and 2 Gaumard Susie manikins that emulate current NHS specifications, giving students a valuable insight into working in an authentic hospital setting.

Paediatric Unit

The Paediatric Unit is equipped with a CAE PediaSim and BabySim, plus Gaumard 1 Year Old and 5 Year Old child simulators used for teaching students many aspects of paediatrics.

Clinical Skills Room

The Clinical Skills Room is used to teach basic clinical skills such as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, injections and manual handling.

The Emergency Department & Ambulance Simulator

The Emergency Department room comprises two patient cubicles and a life size ambulance simulator equipped with the latest ambulance equipment (Zoll X Series Defibrillator & Stryker Rugged stretcher). The authentic surroundings coupled with latest patient simulators provide an authentic and realistic environment for emergency healthcare professionals to train in.

Midwifery Unit & SCBU

The Midwifery Unit and adjacent SCBU is equipped with two advanced birthing simulators with Gaumard’s newborn baby & premature baby simulators and Laerdal’s SimNew B used for teaching students many aspects of midwifery and neonatology.

The Community Flat

The simulated “Flat 3” at the Clinical Simulation Centre comprises of a fully functional furnished kitchen/dining room and bathroom with a connecting hallway that leads into two bedrooms. 

The Assessment Rooms

The University of South Wales’ Assessment Rooms comprise of a six-room clinic with waiting area.