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Teaching safety

The teaching laboratories are managed by Hayley Monk, the Senior Technical Operations Manager, with a Technical Manager assigned to each suite of labs.

Stopford Building – undergraduate teaching labs

Technical Manager – Anthony Steel

First floor labs

The practical classes that run in these labs are largely medical biosciences:

  • physiology
  • pharmacology
  • neuroscience

and OSCE skills:

  • haematology
  • resuscitation
  • drug dilution
  • blood pressure and pulse
  • ECG
  • EMG
  • EOG
  • effects of drugs
  • vision 

Human physiology/pharmacology practical classes often require student volunteers to act as test subjects, from whom written consent is obtained using either Band 1 or Band 2 consent forms (as appropriate).

Second floor labs

The practical classes that run in these labs are largely biosciences and pharmacy classes:

  • biochemistry
  • molecular biology
  • microbiology
  • cell biology
  • developmental biology
  • zoology plant sciences
  • genetics
  • pharmacy

Stopford Building – postgraduate teaching labs

Technical Manager – Audrey Bibby

The following disciplines are covered:

  • Microbiology and virology
  • Pharmacy dispensing and clinical skills
  • CSLC and pre-medic

Anatomy / surgical teaching (dissecting room and mortuary)

Technical Manager – Stephen Lindsay-Smith

The dissecting room is used exclusively for teaching human anatomy.

It's a restricted access area licenced by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and is closely monitored by CCTV cameras.

All students using the dissecting room must sign a Code of Conduct form.

Clinical teaching

Technical Manager – Peter Yates

Clinical teaching comprises the following disciplines:

  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Dentistry
  • Psychology
  • Audiology
  • Mental health