Theo Clarke MP for Stafford was delighted to take part in the official opening of the new Centre for Health Innovation at Staffordshire University. Alongside Ms Clarke, Professor Martin Jones the vice-chancellor and chief executive at Staffordshire University and Professor Mark Radford CBE Chief Nurse for Health Education England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England were present at the opening. Ms Clarke is pleased that the new Centre for Health Innovation will provide healthcare training and high skilled jobs for Staffordshire residents.
Ms Clarke helped to secure over £2.8 million of Government funding which has been used to build this fantastic new facility in Stafford. This Government funding is part of the Getting Building Fund which is helping to deliver jobs, skills and infrastructure across the country. The new Centre for Health Innovation at Staffordshire University is one of five Centres of Excellence worldwide that is recognised by medical simulation training product provider CAE Healthcare. Many of the new spaces within the Centre are equipped with cutting-edge equipment to help students train and progress to the best of their ability.