Improving patient care through education
We provide multidisciplinary education within our facilities at Dewsbury and Pinderfields Hospitals.
Consistent high standards
We offer a range of courses that are tailored to meet Health Education England requirements.
Our library staff are committed to helping you put evidence into practice.
Our facilities are based in the Trust Headquarters and Education Centre at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield and the Oakwell Centre at Dewsbury and District Hospital.
Led by the Director of Medical Education, Dr Andrew Jackson, our responsibility is to fulfil the requirements of the educational contract between the Trust, Health Education England (Yorkshire and the Humber) and the medical schools of Leeds and Sheffield universities.Our Mission
Focused Intensive Care Echocardiography (FICE)
Lumbar Puncture and Paracentesis
Obstetric Anaesthetic Crisis Resource Management
ICM Careers Evening
Chest Drain Insertion
Central Line Insertion
Bronchoscopy in Critical Care
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Here at Mid Yorks we have a glowing reputation for the clinical placements we have for our Undergraduates, winning numerous Clinical Excellence Awards over the past few years.
Whether you’re a Foundation trainee, GP trainee or Specialty Registrar you’ll find information here that relates to your training as well as a variety of courses on offer.
At MESH we support the educational needs of Physician Associates both locally and regionally.
At our centre at Pinderfields Hospital, we have one of the largest ranges of virtual reality surgical simulators in the region. Simulation Suite 1 is kitted out as a mock ward environment, housing our range of patient simulator manikins.
What is MESH and what do we do?
MESH is the Medical Education & Simulation Hub based at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust in Wakefield and Dewsbury. Want to know more about what we do and how we do it?
Meet the Team
Find out about who works in the MESH team across our sites.
What do our students and delegates think
Highly commended and well-organised placement with good support from the clinical lead. Students enjoyed varied timetables, rotating around different specialities.
(General Medicine, Year 3 student)
Highly rated placement covered a good variety of ward work and time in acute units, well supported by doctors at all levels. Lots of opportunities to practice clinical skills provided good preparation for future F1 roles
(Respiratory Medicine – Year 5 student)
Students appreciated greater independence and responsibility for patient care, assessing and examining patients and discussing management plans.
(Acute and Critical Care Placement, Year 4 student)
We work closely with our official partners to provide high-quality education that is up to date and meets contractual requirements.