Research Profile

Simon Smith

Biography

In 1982 Simon Smith began his clinical career began as clinical assistant to Prof RH Beech, Prof of Clinical Psychology at the University Hospital of South Manchester. In 1985 he graduated as a clinical psychologist from the University of Manchester. He has worked with adult patients and their families in a variety of settings including primary care, inpatient, medical and surgical units and mental health patients. He was a member of the commissioning team for a mental health unit. A Senior Clinician and a member of the management team for an innovative mental health home treatment service gaining national recognition.
He moved to Southern England becoming Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist and member of the Strategic Management Board for Public Protection. He has worked with patients, teams, wards and departments to advise on risk management, personal development and organisational change. He is currently undertaking PhD research into Medical Communication supervised by Prof Colin Bradley, Department of General Practice, UCC. His current research interests metric based healthcare training and healthcare simulation training  

Research Interests

I am currently registered at UCC for a PhD in medicine.

I am developing a research interest in the communication factors associated with medical error, and treatment concordance.


Publications

Books

 YearPublication
(1991)Living with Tinnitus.
Rees, D. Smith, S. D. (1991) Living with Tinnitus. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2015)European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Áine Connolly, Simon Smith, Anthony Gallagher, (2015) Technology Enhanced Learning: The use of first person perspective video recording to improve medical student training in procedural skills European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning   [Details]
(2013)Patient safety First
Henn P, Smith D, Gaffney G, Hynes H, Power T, Maher B, McAdoo J (2013) Patient Safety Training for Medical Students Patient safety First [Details]
(2012)AMEE 2012
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Theresa Power, John McAdoo, Colin Bradley (2012) The simulated ward: helping students become safer doctors AMEE 2012 Lyon, France, , 26-AUG-12 - 29-AUG-12 [Details]
(2012)INMED 2012
Gaffney, R; Henn, P; Hynes, H; Joy, A; McAdoo, J; Power, D; Power, T; Schiller, U; Smith, S. (2012) When Meti-Man Met the Medical Students INMED 2012 [Details]
(2012)INMED 2012
Hynes, H; Smith, SD; Henn, P; Gaffney, R; Power, T; McAdoo, J; Power, D (2012) Safe Students: Safe Doctors INMED 2012 [Details]
(2011)Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher Education
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Pat Henn and Robert Gaffney; (2011) Reducing vulnerability to medical error Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher Education [Details]
(2011)NAIRTL Annual Symposium
H Hynes, S Smith, P Henn, R Gaffney (2011) Reducing Vulnerability to Medical Error NAIRTL Annual Symposium [Details]
(2009)Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Second Annual Scientific Meeting IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE Volume 178, Supplement 6, 161-197, DOI: 10.1007/s11845-009-0325-5
Aislinn Joy, Martina Kelly, Simon Smith, Rob Gaffney; (2009) TESTING TO TEACH? STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED AT A MINI-OSCE CSL SESSION Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Second Annual Scientific Meeting IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE Volume 178, Supplement 6, 161-197, DOI: 10.1007/s11845-009-0325-5 [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2013)'Augmenting, not cheating!'
Simon D. Smith, Anthony G. Gallagher, Patrick Henn (2013) 'Augmenting, not cheating!'. Surgery, 153 (2):299-300   [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'To cognitively err is human'
Simon D. Smith, David Power, Patrick Henn, Helen Hynes, Colin Bradley (2013) 'To cognitively err is human'. European Journal of Internal Medicine,   [Details]
(2012)'Fit for Practice: Are we there yet?'
Hynes H, Smith S, Henn P, McAdoo J (2012) 'Fit for Practice: Are we there yet?'. Medical Teacher, 34 (3):253-252 [Details]
(2012)'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation'
Henn P, Power D, Smith SD, Power T, Hynes H, Gaffney R, McAdoo JD (2012) 'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation'. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 2 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation'
Henn, P,Power, D,Smith, SD,Power, T,Hynes, H,Gaffney, R,McAdoo, JD (2012) 'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation'. Bmj Open, 2 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'A study of Innovative patient safety education'
S Smith, P Henn, R Gaffney, H Hynes, J McAdoo (2012) 'A study of Innovative patient safety education'. The Clinical Teacher, 9 (1):37-40   [Details]
(2011)'Patient safety: using end objectives to drive learning'
Simon Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Helen Hynes, John McAdoo and Colin Bradley; (2011) 'Patient safety: using end objectives to drive learning'. Medical Education, 45 (7):757-757 [Details]
(2011)'Medical safety: using end objectives to drive learning'
Smith, S,Henn, P,Gaffney, R,Hynes, H,McAdoo, J,Bradley, C (2011) 'Medical safety: using end objectives to drive learning'. Medical Education, 45 :757-757 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'TESTING TO TEACH? STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED AT A MINI-OSCE CSL SESSION'
Aislinn Joy, Martina Kelly, Simon Smith, Rob Gaffney; (2009) 'TESTING TO TEACH? STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED AT A MINI-OSCE CSL SESSION'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 178 (Supplement 6) [Details]

Professional Activities

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2012)Safe Students: Safe Doctors,
Helen Hynes, Simon D Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Theresa Power, John McAdoo, David Power (2012) INMED 2012. [Poster Presentation], Safe Students: Safe Doctors, RCPI , 24-FEB-12 - 24-MAR-12. [Details]
(2011)Human Factors in Healthcare : Clinical Indemnity Scheme,
Hynes H, Smith S, Henn P, Gaffney R, Power T, McAdoo J, Power D (2011) Innovative Patient Safety Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Human Factors in Healthcare : Clinical Indemnity Scheme, Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin , 24-NOV-11 - 24-NOV-11. [Details]
(2011)Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education,
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Pat Henn, Robert Gaffney; (2011) National Academy for Integration of Research Teaching and Learning, Annual Conference 2011. [Oral Presentation], Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education, National University of Ireland, Galway , 09-JUN-11 - 10-JUN-11. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Medicine Research Center, UCC Director of Communication Skills05-APR-07 / 21-MAY-10
Surrey Hampshire Borders NHS Trust Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist01-JAN-97 / 01-JAN-07
North Manchester NHS Trust Consultant Clinical Psychologist01-JAN-94 / 01-JAN-97
North Manchester NHS Trust Clinical Psychologist01-JAN-88 / 01-JAN-94

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1986Manchester University B.Sc.''
1988Manchester University M.Sc.''

Teaching Activities

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2017Mitigating Medical Error MX3010Mitigating Medical Error
2017Person, Culture and Society I BH1002Person, Culture and Society I

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