Santa Maria College
Santa Maria College 

Medical Education Skills Centre

Medical Education Skills Centre

Project Details

 Research Project Record

Project Code:


CDFG: Data Provider:

Santa Maria College, UK


United Kingdom

Project Description



Medical Education Skills Centre

Project Leader:

Professor (Dr) D.E.C.C.O.H. Kingsley (UK)

Project Team

Professor Joshua Kingsley-Godwin (UK) and Professor Samuel Nichols (USA)

Geographical Area:

United Kingdom

Type of Award:

Higher Education Development Award

Duration of Award:

15th  April 1995 to 14th March 2014

Project Summary:

The aims of this project were to:

  • Develop and evaluate a clinical skills training centre
  • Develop and evaluate a surgical skills training cenre.

Legal and Ethical Issues:

All legal and ethical issues in the subject areas were dealt with.   

Project Organisation


  • Clinical and surgical skills teaching and learning design and implementations were undertaken, with facilities for the application of new technology and innovations.
  • Qualitative and quantitative Research Methods were used to investigate the issues and for data collection.

Study Population:

Both primary and secondary care clinicians participated in the various studies and programmes, including medical students and healthcare professionals.


This informed the development of state of the art and modern skills training centre that is fit for its purpose.


The results and findings of the various studies were disseminated via peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles, books, book chapters, periodicals, guides, audio devices and the use of new technology.

Educational Value of the Project

Free Clinical Skills Training Courses:

These free skills training programmes were offered to healthcare professionals throughout the evaluation period.

Teaching, Publications/Writing and Research Skills Training:

There were workshops and training sessions for healthcare professionals on teaching, writing for publication and research skills training for healthcare professionals throughout the project period.

Research Opportunities

Research Higher Degrees:

There were opportunities for people undertake higher research degrees such as MSc, MPhil and PhD

Research Fellowships:

There were opportunities for research posts such as Research Assistant work and Research Fellowships.

Research, Experience and Participation:

There were opportunities for people to be involved in research administration work, data collection work and research publication work.

Contact Person:

Professor (Dr) D.E.C.C.O.H. Kingsley (UK), Project Leader

Project Status:


Contact Details


More Information about the project can be obtained from:

The Projects Coordinator at:

Host Institution or Organisation:

Santa Maria College




Medical Education Skills Centre Project Team Members

Meet our dedicated young team

 Professor  Dr D.E.C.C.O.H Kingsley,BSc(Hons), MSc, MMedSci, DMED, MMED, MD, PhD, DMedSci, FRSPH, FHEA, ILTM

Project Leader

Medical Skills Centre

Professor Samuel Nichols, MD PhD

Project Team Member

Medical Skills Centre

Professor Joshua Godwin,  LLB(Hons), MPHIL, FRSPH,  FHEA , ILTM

Project Team Member

Medical Skills Centre

We are located at:

Various international locations where the Association of Health Care Professionals (AHCP) and International Association of Health Care Professionals (IAHCP) Society members are based.







Contact us today!

If you have any queries, please contact us at:



Or use our contact form.

Get social with us.

Print | Sitemap
Santa Maria College and Medical Services 1953 to 2024