The teaching laboratories are managed by Hayley Monk, the Senior Technical Operations Manager, with a Technical Manager assigned to each suite of labs.
Technical Manager – Anthony Steel
First Floor UG Teaching Labs (1SUGT)
Labs run by Deputy Technical Manager Nicola Steel
The practical classes that run in these labs are largely medical biosciences, and include:
and OSCE skills:
- Drug dilution
- Blood pressure and pulse
- Effects of drugs
- CSLC/Pre-medic/Pre-dentist (based on the Ground Floor)
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 UG Teaching Labs (2SUGT)
Labs run by Deputy Technical Manager Philip Bond
The practical classes that run in these labs are largely biosciences and pharmacy classes:
- Molecular biology
- Cell biology
- Developmental biology
- Zoology plant sciences
Technical Manager – Audrey Bibby
- MSc Medical Microbiology
- MSc Medical Virology
Technical Manager – Stephen Lindsay-Smith
Deputy Technical Manager - Katie Howick
The Dissecting Room is used exclusively for teaching Human Anatomy to medical, dentistry, physician associates, speech & language therapists and nursing students.
It's a restricted access area licensed 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.
Additionally there is the Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre (MSSSC) which offers surgical dissection & simulation training courses.