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Education and training


At Evelina London, we strive to create a learning culture for healthcare professionals to enhance specialist skills. We aim to provide continual support, education and training opportunities.

We work with our academic partners King’s College London and London South Bank University to provide a wide range of training programmes, including simulation, clinical skills, speciality training and leadership development, plus undergraduate and postgraduate academic education courses.

A variety of courses and events are organised by different departments listed below. If you cannot find what you are looking for and require assistance about a specific subject area, please contact us.

Courses, conferences and events

Evelina London education

Evelina London education supports and specialises in paediatric education events for all healthcare professionals.

Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) centre

The SaIL centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ is leading the way in simulation-based education (SBE). The centre’s focus is providing realistic and safe learning environments in which to train healthcare staff and students.

The team includes multi-professional faculty that use state-of-the-art facilities to deliver high quality education and training. Healthcare staff and students participate in clinical simulation programmes focussed on patient safety and Human Factors (HF), as well as advanced clinical skills training.

Visit the Guy's and St Thomas' education website for information on continuing professional development, surgical courses, consultancy services and faculty development.

Guy's and St Thomas' education and events

The Guy's and St Thomas' education and events team specialises in adult and paediatric events, workshops, courses, visiting professional programmes (VPP), conferences and more from across the Trust.

Medical education

Guy’s and St Thomas’ doctors receive some of the best training in the country. As a member of the King Health Partners we have access to world class medical research, practice and teaching.

We have over 700 doctors in training, including foundation doctors, core medical trainees, core surgical trainees and specialist trainees.

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Nurses, midwives and AHPs

Guy's and St Thomas' is host to pre-registration students from all non-medical professions including; nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, radiology, radiography and dietetics.

We are a large teaching hospital in the privileged position of being able to offer our learners a vast range of learning experiences as part of their training.

Visit the Guy's and St Thomas' education website for more information.


Research at Evelina London

We encourage and support staff to develop and conduct research and patient studies to bring the latest treatments to our patients at the earliest opportunity. 

See our research page to find out more about the research we do, and how you can get involved.

Placements at Evelina London

Contact helpmeonplacement@gstt.nhs.uk for guidance on elective placement and observership opportunities in the Trust.
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